Sen. Robert Dole

Former Senator from Kansas

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1969-1996 Senator Kansas
1963-1968 Representative Kansas's 1st District
1961-1962 Representative Kansas's 6th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Dole was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Dole’s time serving in the Senate. Dole’s bills had a total of 1,266 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Dole to other members of the Senate in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Jun 1996, Dole missed 638 of 12,065 roll call votes, which is 5.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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