Sen. Angus King

Senator from Maine, Independent

King, an Independent, has been the junior senator from Maine since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills King 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). King is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Angus King sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

King sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (23%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Finance and Financial Sector (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Education (12%) Taxation (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Jun 2016, King missed 16 of 1,106 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is on par with 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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: