Sen. Cory Gardner

Senator from Colorado, Republican

Gardner, a Republican, has been the junior senator from Colorado since Jan 6, 2015 (next election in 2020).

He was previously the representative for Colorado's 4th congressional district (2011-2014).

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gardner has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Gardner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Gardner for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Cory Gardner sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Gardner sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (20%) Energy (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) International Affairs (11%) Health (9%) Environmental Protection (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Gardner’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.
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 2015 to Dec 2016, Gardner missed 11 of 494 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. This is on par with 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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