Sen. Mark Dayton

Former Senator from Minnesota

Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2001-2006 Senator Minnesota

See Also: Dayton's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Dayton 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). Dayton is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to Dec 2006, Dayton missed 59 of 1,953 roll call votes, which is 3.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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