Sen. Wendell Anderson

Former Senator from Minnesota

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1976-1978 Senator Minnesota

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Anderson was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Anderson’s time serving in the Senate. Anderson’s bills had a total of 180 cosponsors in the 95th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Anderson to other members of the Senate in the 95th Congress on leadership and ideology.

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Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1977 to Oct 1978, Anderson missed 327 of 1,141 roll call votes, which is 28.7%. This is worse than the median of 10.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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