Sen. Maria Cantwell

Senator from Washington


Junior Senator

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2001-2018 Senator Washington
1993-1994 Representative Washington's 1st District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Cantwell has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Cantwell is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Maria Cantwell sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to Mar 2015, Cantwell missed 29 of 4,584 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 1.5% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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