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Sen. Roman Hruska

Former Senator from Nebraska, Republican

Hruska, a Republican, was a senator from Nebraska from 1954 to 1976.

He was previously the representative for Nebraska's 2nd congressional district (1953-1954).

Photo of Sen. Roman Hruska [R-NE, 1954-1976]


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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1976. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hruska is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Hruska was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hruska sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (28%) Law (23%) Private Legislation (18%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) International Affairs (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (4%) Native Americans (4%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1954 to Oct 1976, Hruska missed 865 of 7,079 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. This is on par with the median of 13.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: