Sen. Hugh Scott Jr.

Former Senator from Pennsylvania

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1959-1976 Senator,
1957-1958 Representative,
Pennsylvania's 6th District
1953-1956 Representative,
Pennsylvania's 6th District
1947-1952 Representative,
Pennsylvania's 6th District
1941-1944 Representative,
Pennsylvania's 7th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Scott was a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Scott’s time serving in the Senate. Scott’s bills had a total of 298 cosponsors in the 94th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Scott to other members of the Senate in the 94th 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 Scott’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1976, Scott missed 575 of 6,267 roll call votes, which is 9.2%. This is better than the median of 11.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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