Sen. Christopher Murphy


Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2013-2019 Senator,
2007-2013 Representative,
Connecticut's 5th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Murphy is a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Murphy’s bills have had a total of 36 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Murphy 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

Christopher Murphy sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Apr 2014, Murphy missed 1 of 398 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. 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.

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Primary Sources

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