Rep. Norman “Norm” Dicks

Former Representative from Washington’s 6th District


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1977-2012 Representative Washington's 6th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Dicks sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Dicks is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Jan 2013, Dicks missed 992 of 21,619 roll call votes, which is 4.6%. This is worse than the median of 2.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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