Sen. Wyche Fowler Jr.

Former Senator from Georgia, Democrat

Fowler, a Democrat, was a senator from Georgia from 1987 to 1992.

He was previously the representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district (1977-1986).



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1992. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Fowler is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fowler sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (30%) Agriculture and Food (17%) Environmental Protection (17%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (11%) Water Resources Development (8%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Education (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1987 to Oct 1992, Fowler missed 55 of 1,987 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is better than the median of 4.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1992. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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