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Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto

Senator for Nevada

pronounced KATH-rin // kor-TEZ mas-TOH

Cortez Masto is the junior senator from Nevada and is a Democrat. She has served since Jan 3, 2017. Cortez Masto is next up for reelection in 2022.

Photo of Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto [D-NV]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Cortez Masto.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

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 liberal–conservative 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. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% NIAC Action: B Americans for Prosperity: 0% FreedomWorks: 0% NumbersUSA: 0%

Committee Membership

Catherine Cortez Masto sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Cortez Masto sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (100%)

Recent Bills

Some of Cortez Masto’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Cortez Masto’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 2: Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018
Jun 28, 2018. Bill Passed 86/11.
See the Congressional Research Service's 122-page summary of the bill. * * * H.R. 2 amends and extends major programs for income support, food and nutrition, land conservation, trade promotion, rural development, research, forestry, horticulture, and other miscellaneous programs administered by the Department of Agriculture ...
Yea H.R. 1892: Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018; Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018, the SUSTAIN Care Act of 2018; Family First Prevention Services Act.; Honoring Hometown ...
Feb 9, 2018. Motion Agreed to 71/28.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of funding for the federal government through March 23, 2018, to avert a government shutdown that would have occurred on February 9, 2018 had this bill not been enacted. The bill was introduced as the Honoring Hometown Heroes ...
Nay On the Nomination PN561: Kristine L. Svinicki, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2022
Jun 26, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 88/9.
Nay On the Nomination PN59: Elaine C. Duke, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security
Apr 4, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 85/14.
Nay On the Nomination PN40: John F. Kelly, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security
Jan 20, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 88/11.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Jul 2018, Cortez Masto missed 10 of 487 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 1.5% 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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