Sen. Barbara Mikulski

Senator from Maryland


Senior Senator

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1987-2016 Senator Maryland
1977-1986 Representative Maryland's 3rd District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

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 Mar 2015, Mikulski missed 329 of 9,491 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse 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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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity