Sen. George Aiken

Former Senator from Vermont, Republican

Aiken, a Republican, was a senator from Vermont from 1941 to 1974.



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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Aiken is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Aiken sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (60%) Private Legislation (40%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1941 to Dec 1974, Aiken missed 599 of 7,702 roll call votes, which is 7.8%. This is better than the median of 13.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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