Sen. George Mitchell [D]

Former Senator from Maine

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1980-1994 Senator Maine

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1994. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Mitchell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Mitchell sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (15%) Environmental Protection (13%) International Affairs (13%) Health (9%) Law (8%) Taxation (8%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From May 1980 to Dec 1994, Mitchell missed 42 of 5,477 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 3.4% 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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