Sen. Robert Bennett

Former Senator from Utah, Republican

Bennett, a Republican, was a senator from Utah from 1993 to 2010.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bennett is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bennett sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (22%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Commerce (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Sports and Recreation (11%) Water Resources Development (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1993 to Dec 2010, Bennett missed 206 of 6,233 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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