Sen. Max Baucus

Former Senator from Montana

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1978-2014 Senator,
Montana
1975-1978 Representative,
Montana's 1st District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Baucus is a centrist Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Baucus’s bills have had a total of 220 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1979 to Feb 2014, Baucus missed 278 of 12,429 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is worse than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Feb 2014. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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