Sen. Walter “Dee” Huddleston

Former Senator from Kentucky, Democrat

Huddleston, a Democrat, was a senator from Kentucky from 1973 to 1984.


Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1984. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Huddleston is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Huddleston sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (21%) Immigration (14%) Energy (13%) Private Legislation (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Environmental Protection (11%) Taxation (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1984, Huddleston missed 807 of 6,287 roll call votes, which is 12.8%. This is much worse than the median of 6.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1984. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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