Sen. Quentin Burdick

Former Senator from North Dakota


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1960-1992 Senator North Dakota
1959-1960 Representative North Dakota's At-Large District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Burdick sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Burdick is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Some of Burdick’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Aug 1960 to Aug 1992, Burdick missed 643 of 12,512 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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