Sen. Barbara Mikulski


Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1987-2017 Senator,
1977-1986 Representative,
Maryland's 3rd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Mikulski is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Mikulski’s bills have had a total of 120 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Mikulski to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.

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Committee Membership

Barbara Mikulski sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Apr 2014, Mikulski missed 305 of 9,103 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse 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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