Sen. Rupert Hartke

Former Senator from Indiana


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1959-1976 Senator Indiana

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1976, Hartke missed 1,608 of 6,533 roll call votes, which is 24.6%. 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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