Sen. Muriel Humphrey
Former Senator from Minnesota
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Humphrey was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Humphrey’s time serving in the Senate.
Use this chart to compare Humphrey to other members of the Senate in the 95th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Humphrey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.Res. 547 (95th): A resolution relating to the need for the preservation and restoration of ...
- S.Res. 481 (95th): A resolution making Leif Ericson an honorary citizen of the United States.
- S. 2984 (95th): A bill to amend the Great Lakes Pilotage Act of 1960 in ...
- S. 2722 (95th): Mental Health Advocacy Act
- S. 2630 (95th): WIC Amendments
- S. 2612 (95th): A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 ...
- S. 2605 (95th): National Infant Screening Act
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From Feb 1978 to Oct 1978, Humphrey missed 120 of 489 roll call votes, which is 24.5%. This is worse than the median of 10.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills