Sen. Robert Griffin

Former Senator from Michigan

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1966-1978 Senator Michigan
1961-1964 Representative Michigan's 9th District
1959-1960 Representative Michigan's 9th District
1957-1958 Representative Michigan's 9th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Griffin was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Griffin’s time serving in the Senate. Griffin’s bills had a total of 43 cosponsors in the 95th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Griffin to other members of the Senate in the 95th 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 Griffin’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From May 1966 to Oct 1978, Griffin missed 1,051 of 5,915 roll call votes, which is 17.8%. This is worse than the median of 10.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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