Sen. Robert Packwood [R]

Former Senator from Oregon

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1969-1995 Senator Oregon

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1996. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Packwood is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Packwood sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (27%) Health (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Social Welfare (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (9%) Sports and Recreation (9%) Environmental Protection (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1969 to Sep 1995, Packwood missed 1,034 of 11,839 roll call votes, which is 8.7%. This is much worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Sep 1995. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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