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Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith

Senator for Mississippi

pronounced SIN-dee // hīd smith

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

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

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 S. 756: FIRST Step Act
Dec 18, 2018. Motion Agreed to 87/12.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the FIRST Step Act, the Senate's criminal justice reform bill. The text of this bill was replaced in whole on December 18, 2018 with criminal justice reform provisions. Those provisions were originally introduced in S. 2795 and ...
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 Jan 2019, Hyde-Smith missed 6 of 218 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is worse than the median of 1.2% 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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