Cortez Masto is the senior senator from Nevada and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2017. Cortez Masto is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.
Read our 2020 Report Card for Cortez Masto.
Cortez Masto is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the Senate positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Cortez Masto has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 10, 2021. See full analysis methodology.
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Catherine Cortez Masto sits on the following committees:
Cortez Masto was the primary sponsor of 8 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 149: A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide Secretarial authority to temporarily waive or modify application of certain Medicare requirements with respect to ...
- S. 2904 (116th): IOGAN Act
- S. 982 (116th): Not Invisible Act of 2019
- S. 2746 (116th): Law Enforcement Suicide Data Collection Act
- S. 801 (116th): A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to provide the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission and the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and ...
- S. 3514 (115th): GREEN Vehicles at Airports Act
- S. 3511 (115th): Drone Safety Enhancement Act
Does 8 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Cortez Masto sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Transportation and Public Works (17%) Taxation (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (15%) Commerce (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Health (10%) Energy (9%)
Some of Cortez Masto’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2037: A bill to amend title XVIII to strengthen ambulance services furnished under part ...
- S. 1963: A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the ...
- S. 1902: A bill to empower communities to establish a continuum of care for individuals ...
- S. 1913: A bill to modify the penalties for violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection ...
- S. 1928: A bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to ...
- S. 1781: A bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to assess ...
- S. 1684: Federal Home Loan Banks’ Mission Implementation Act
From Jan 2017 to Jun 2021, Cortez Masto missed 14 of 1,550 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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