Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer

State:
New York
Seniority:
Senior
Party:
Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1999-2017 Senator,
New York
1993-1998 Representative,
New York's 9th District
1983-1992 Representative,
New York's 10th District
1981-1982 Representative,
New York's 16th District

See Also: Schumer's Official Website | @ChuckSchumer | OpenSecrets | VoteSmart | Bioguide | C-SPAN

Photo
Track Him

New: 2013 Report Card

Read our new 2013 Report Card for Schumer »

Sponsorship Analysis

Schumer is a far-left Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Schumer’s bills have had a total of 262 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Schumer to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Charles “Chuck” Schumer sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

View All » (including bills from previous years)

Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Apr 2014, Schumer missed 55 of 4,862 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:

Recent Legislative Activity