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 (25%) Armed Forces and National Security (25%) Taxation (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Health (8%) Commerce (8%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (8%) Energy (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Jul 2016, McCaskill missed 108 of 2,969 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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