Sen. Rupert Hartke

Former Senator from Indiana

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1959-1976 Senator Indiana

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Hartke was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Hartke’s time serving in the Senate. Hartke’s bills had a total of 313 cosponsors in the 94th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Hartke to other members of the Senate in the 94th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1976, Hartke missed 1,601 of 6,410 roll call votes, which is 25.0%. This is worse than the median of 11.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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