Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1991
Sen. William Armstrong [R-CO, 1979-1990] leaves office as Senator from Colorado.
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Former Senator from Colorado, Republican
Armstrong, a Republican, was a senator from Colorado from 1979 to 1990.
He was previously the representative for Colorado's 5th congressional district (1973-1978).
Our unique analysis of the bills Armstrong sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Armstrong is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Armstrong sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (26%) Economics and Public Finance (18%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Water Resources Development (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)
Some of Armstrong’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Feb 1979 to Oct 1990, Armstrong missed 355 of 4,859 roll call votes, which is 7.3%. This is worse than the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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