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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith

Senator for Mississippi

pronounced SIN-dee // hīd smith

Hyde-Smith is the junior senator from Mississippi as a Republican. She has served since Apr 9, 2018. Hyde-Smith is next up for reelection in 2020.

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Hyde-Smith.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Hyde-Smith 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 Hyde-Smith has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Mar 14, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Cindy Hyde-Smith sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Hyde-Smith was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hyde-Smith sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Crime and Law Enforcement (100%)

Recent Bills

Some of Hyde-Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hyde-Smith’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.J.Res. 31: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019
Feb 14, 2019. Conference Report Agreed to 83/16.
This bill, in its final form, funded the parts of the federal government whose funding was to lapse on February 15, 2019. On December 22, 2018 the 115th Congress was unable to reach a deal to fund some federal agencies through fiscal year 2019 after ...
Yea H.R. 2: Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018
Dec 11, 2018. Conference Report Agreed to 87/13.
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 ...

Missed Votes

From Apr 2018 to Mar 2019, Hyde-Smith missed 6 of 260 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is worse than the median of 1.4% 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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