Sen. Mark Dayton

Former Senator from Minnesota

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2001-2006 Senator,

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


Sponsorship Analysis

Dayton was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Dayton’s time serving in the Senate. Dayton’s bills had a total of 44 cosponsors in the 109th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Dayton to other members of the Senate in the 109th 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 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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Recent Legislative Activity