Sen. Hugh Scott Jr.

Former Senator from Pennsylvania


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1959-1976 Senator Pennsylvania
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

Our unique analysis of the bills Scott 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). Scott is shown as a purple triangle. (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 577 of 6,533 roll call votes, which is 8.8%. 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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