Sen. Edmund Muskie

Former Senator from Maine

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1959-1980 Senator,

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Muskie was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Muskie’s time serving in the Senate. Muskie’s bills had a total of 79 cosponsors in the 96th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Muskie to other members of the Senate in the 96th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to May 1980, Muskie missed 1,319 of 8,142 roll call votes, which is 16.2%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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