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.
Read our 2018 Report Card for Hyde-Smith.
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.
Cindy Hyde-Smith sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Chair, Subcommittee on Legislative Branch
- Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
- Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Hyde-Smith was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:
- S. 3098: A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to clarify the sources of the authority to issue regulations regarding certifications and other criteria applicable to legislative branch ...
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).
Hyde-Smith sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (100%)
Some of Hyde-Smith’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 613: DEER Act
- S. 351: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act
- S. 188: Border, Law Enforcement, Operational Control, and Sovereignty Act of 2019
- S.J.Res. 3: A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States ...
- S. 3135: Gun Owner Registration Information Protection Act
- S. 3098: A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to clarify the sources ...
- S.Res. 522: A resolution designating the week of September 23 through September 29, 2018 as ...
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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 ...
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 ...
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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