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


Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Symington sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Symington is shown as a purple triangle. (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 1,087 of 7,326 roll call votes, which is 14.8%. 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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