Tester is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship.
Use this chart to compare Tester 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.
Jon Tester sits on the following committees:
- Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
- Chairman, Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce
- Member, Subcommittee on Emergency Management, Intergovernmental Relations, and the District of Columbia
- Member, Subcommittee on Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
- Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
- Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Tester’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 845: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the Department ...
- S.Res. 99: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that public servants should be ...
- S. 671: A bill for the relief of Deniss Nikanorov.
- S. 634: Service Members Student Loan Relief Act
- S. 633: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for coverage ...
- S. 628: Servicemember Mental Health Review Act
- S. 602: Physical Therapist Workforce and Patient Access Act of 2013
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From Jan 2007 to May 2013, Tester missed 15 of 1,970 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. 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.
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Recent Legislative Activity
Amendment Agreed to 87/8
Sen. Tester [D-MT]: YeaMay 21, 2013 12:02 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 90/0
Sen. Tester [D-MT]: YeaMay 20, 2013 5:32 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 97/0
Sen. Tester [D-MT]: YeaMay 16, 2013 1:51 p.m.