Sen. Edwin “Jake” Garn

Former Senator from Utah

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1974-1992 Senator,

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Garn was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Garn’s time serving in the Senate. Garn’s bills had a total of 282 cosponsors in the 102nd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Garn to other members of the Senate in the 102nd 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 Garn’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Oct 1992, Garn missed 616 of 7,839 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. 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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