Sen. Warren Magnuson

Former Senator from Washington

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1957-1980 Senator Washington
1944-1956 Senator Washington
1939-1942 Representative Washington's 1st District
1937-1938 Representative Washington's 1st District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Magnuson was a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Magnuson’s time serving in the Senate. Magnuson’s bills had a total of 96 cosponsors in the 96th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Magnuson to other members of the Senate in the 96th 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 Magnuson’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Dec 1944 to Dec 1980, Magnuson missed 1,153 of 10,419 roll call votes, which is 11.1%. This is worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1980. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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