Sen. Howard Metzenbaum

Former Senator from Ohio

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1976-1994 Senator,
Ohio
1974-1974 Senator,
Ohio

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Metzenbaum was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Metzenbaum’s time serving in the Senate. Metzenbaum’s bills had a total of 232 cosponsors in the 103rd Congress.

Use this chart to compare Metzenbaum 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 Metzenbaum’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1974 to Dec 1994, Metzenbaum missed 359 of 7,798 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is worse 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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