Sen. Edwin “Jake” Garn

Former Senator from Utah


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1974-1992 Senator Utah

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Garn 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). Garn is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, Garn missed 616 of 7,866 roll call votes, which is 7.8%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% 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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