Sen. Edmund Muskie

Former Senator from Maine


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1959-1980 Senator Maine

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Muskie is shown as a purple triangle. (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 1,325 of 8,301 roll call votes, which is 16.0%. 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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