Sen. Walter “Dee” Huddleston

Former Senator from Kentucky

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1973-1984 Senator,
Kentucky

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Huddleston was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Huddleston’s time serving in the Senate. Huddleston’s bills had a total of 466 cosponsors in the 98th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Huddleston to other members of the Senate in the 98th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Oct 1984, Huddleston missed 790 of 6,241 roll call votes, which is 12.7%. This is worse than the median of 6.5% 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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