Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 1979
Sen. Muriel Humphrey [D-MN, 1978-1978] leaves office as Senator from Minnesota.
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Former Senator from Minnesota, Democrat
Humphrey, a Democrat, was a senator from Minnesota from 1978 to 1978.
Our unique analysis of the bills Humphrey sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Humphrey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Humphrey sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Humphrey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Feb 1978 to Oct 1978, Humphrey missed 122 of 494 roll call votes, which is 24.7%. This is much worse than the median of 12.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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