Sen. Benjamin Sasse

Senator from Nebraska, Republican

Sasse, a Republican, has been the junior senator from Nebraska since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2020).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Sasse for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Benjamin Sasse sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sasse sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (50%) Government Operations and Politics (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2015 to Sep 2016, Sasse missed 5 of 490 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. 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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Primary Sources

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