Sen. Slade Gorton

Former Senator from Washington

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1989-2000 Senator,
1981-1986 Senator,

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Gorton was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Gorton’s time serving in the Senate. Gorton’s bills had a total of 168 cosponsors in the 106th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Gorton to other members of the Senate in the 106th 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 Gorton’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Dec 2000, Gorton missed 63 of 6,472 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 1.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2000. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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