Sen. Claire McCaskill

Senator from Missouri, Democrat

McCaskill, a Democrat, has been a senator from Missouri since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2018).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills McCaskill has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the Senate. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). McCaskill is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for McCaskill for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Claire McCaskill sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McCaskill sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (27%) Armed Forces and National Security (27%) Taxation (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Health (8%) Energy (6%) Commerce (6%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

McCaskill’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Jun 14, 2016. Bill Passed.
Nay H.R. 2029: Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
Dec 18, 2015. Motion Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2016, McCaskill missed 108 of 2,990 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse than the median of 1.7% 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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