Sen. William “Stuart” Symington

Former Senator from Missouri

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1959-1976 Senator Missouri
1953-1958 Senator Missouri

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

Symington was a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Symington’s time serving in the Senate. Symington’s bills had a total of 23 cosponsors in the 94th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Symington to other members of the Senate in the 94th 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 Symington’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1953 to Oct 1976, Symington missed 1,076 of 7,112 roll call votes, which is 15.1%. This is worse than the median of 11.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1976. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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