Sen. Robert Griffin (R)

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

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Griffin is shown as a purple triangle. (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 1,124 of 6,021 roll call votes, which is 18.7%. This is much worse than the median of 12.1% 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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