Sen. Paul Wellstone

Former Senator from Minnesota

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1991-2002 Senator,

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Wellstone was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Wellstone’s time serving in the Senate. Wellstone’s bills had a total of 235 cosponsors in the 107th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Wellstone to other members of the Senate in the 107th 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 Wellstone’s most recently sponsored bills include...

View All » (including bills from previous years)

Voting Record

From Jan 1991 to Oct 2002, Wellstone missed 63 of 4,096 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: