Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:05 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 43/54
Sen. Franken [D-MN]: Nay
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Senator from Minnesota, Democrat
Franken, a Democrat, has been the Junior senator from Minnesota since Jul 7, 2009 (next election in 2020).
Our unique analysis of the bills Franken has 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). Franken is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Alan “Al” Franken sits on the following committees:
Franken sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Franken’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jul 2009 to Feb 2016, Franken missed 14 of 1,978 roll call votes, which is 0.7%. This is better than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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