Sen. Slade Gorton

Former Senator from Washington

Republican

Elected Positions

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

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gorton sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into their position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Gorton is shown as a purple triangle. (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 6,481 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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