Sen. Hubert Humphrey Jr.

Former Senator from Minnesota

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1971-1978 Senator Minnesota
1965-1969 Vice President
1961-1964 Senator Minnesota
1949-1960 Senator Minnesota

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Humphrey was a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Humphrey’s time serving in the Senate. Humphrey’s bills had a total of 305 cosponsors in the 95th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Humphrey to other members of the Senate in the 95th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1949 to Feb 1978, Humphrey missed 1,111 of 6,664 roll call votes, which is 16.7%. This is worse than the median of 10.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Feb 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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