Sen. Charles Schumer
- New York
|Representative||New York's 9th District|
|Representative||New York's 10th District|
|Representative||New York's 16th District|
Schumer is a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship.
Use this chart to compare Schumer to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Charles Schumer sits on the following committees:
- Chairman, Joint Committee on Printing
- Chairman, Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
- Vice Chairman, Joint Committee on the Library
- Senate Committee on the Judiciary
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
- Member, Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
- Member, Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
Senate Committee on Finance
- Member, Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness
- Member, Subcommittee on Social Security, Pensions, and Family Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
- United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Schumer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 987: A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by ...
- S.Con.Res. 16: A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor ...
- S. 948: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide ...
- S. 921: Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013
- S. 879: Maple Tapping Access Program Act
- S. 866: Patent Quality Improvement Act of 2013
- S. 835: American Opportunity Tax Credit Permanence and Consolidation Act of 2013
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From Jan 1999 to May 2013, Schumer missed 55 of 4,592 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- The House and Senate websites, for committee membership and voting records
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Congressional Pictorial Directory for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills
Recent Legislative Activity
Amendment Agreed to 87/8
Sen. Schumer [D-NY]: YeaMay 21, 2013 12:02 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 90/0
Sen. Schumer [D-NY]: YeaMay 20, 2013 5:32 p.m.
This resolution’s text for status Resolution Agreed to (May 16, 2013) is now available.May 17, 2013 9:45 p.m.
Legislation Coming Up
This resolution has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. See the week ahead.
Last Action: This resolution passed in the Senate on May 16, 2013 and goes to the House next for consideration.May 17, 2013 1:58 p.m.