Sen. George Mitchell

Former Senator from Maine

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1980-1994 Senator,

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Mitchell was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Mitchell’s time serving in the Senate. Mitchell’s bills had a total of 532 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Mitchell to other members of the Senate in the 103rd 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 Mitchell’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From May 1980 to Dec 1994, Mitchell missed 40 of 5,467 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 3.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1994. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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