Rep. Norman “Norm” Dicks

Former Representative from Washington's 6th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1977-2013 Representative,
Washington's 6th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Dicks was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Dicks’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Dicks’s bills had a total of 1 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Dicks to other members of the House of Representatives in the 112th 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 Dicks’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Jan 2013, Dicks missed 992 of 21,611 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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