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


Sponsorship Analysis

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

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. 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)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1949 to Feb 1978, Humphrey missed 1,115 of 6,979 roll call votes, which is 16.0%. 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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