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.
Read our 2017 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 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.
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Catherine Cortez Masto sits on the following committees:
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- Member, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Consumer Protection, Product Safety, Insurance, and Data Security
- Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
- Senate Special Committee on Aging
Cortez Masto sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Cortez Masto’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3408: Reaching English Learners Act
- S. 3393: Council on Rural Community Innovation and Economic Development Act of 2018
- S. 3349: Storey County Land Conveyance Act
- S. 3327: SENIOR Communities Protection Act
- S. 3346: ACCESS BROADBAND Act
- S. 3280: End Trafficking of Native Americans Act of 2018
- S. 3179: FIND Trafficking Act
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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 ...
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 ...
On the Nomination PN59: Elaine C. Duke, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security
Apr 4, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 85/14.
On the Nomination PN36: James Richard Perry, of Texas, to be Secretary of Energy
Mar 2, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 62/37.
On the Nomination PN40: John F. Kelly, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security
Jan 20, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 88/11.
From Jan 2017 to Sep 2018, Cortez Masto missed 10 of 537 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. 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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