Our unique analysis of the bills Humphrey sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1990. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Humphrey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Humphrey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Humphrey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2970 (101st): Lamprey River Study Act of 1990
- S.J.Res. 235 (101st): A joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment to limit Congressional terms.
- S. 1681 (101st): Civil Rights of Infants Act
- S. 1524 (101st): Pemigewasset River Study Act of 1989
- S. 1513 (101st): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny ...
- S. 1260 (101st): A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to continue to ...
- S.J.Res. 143 (101st): A joint resolution to designate the week of December 10, 1989, through ...
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From Feb 1979 to Oct 1990, Humphrey missed 184 of 4,859 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is on par with the median of 4.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1990. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills