Sen. Amy Klobuchar

Senator from Minnesota, Democrat

Klobuchar, a Democrat, has been a senator from Minnesota since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2018).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Klobuchar has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Klobuchar is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Klobuchar for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Amy Klobuchar sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Klobuchar sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Health (17%) Transportation and Public Works (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Commerce (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)

Recent Bills

Some of Klobuchar’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Klobuchar’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Jun 14, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2016, Klobuchar missed 28 of 2,998 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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