Sen. Dan Sullivan

Senator from Alaska, Republican

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

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Our unique analysis of the bills Sullivan 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). Sullivan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Sullivan for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Dan Sullivan sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sullivan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (28%) Armed Forces and National Security (28%) Environmental Protection (17%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Native Americans (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Sullivan’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Nay S. 764: Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015
Jul 7, 2016. Motion Agreed to.
Nay On the Nomination PN575: Brian R. Martinotti, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
Jul 6, 2016. Nomination Confirmed.
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.
Nay S. 754: Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015
Oct 27, 2015. Bill Passed.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.
Nay On the Nomination PN31: Sally Quillian Yates, of Georgia, to be Deputy Attorney General
May 13, 2015. Nomination Confirmed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2015 to Dec 2016, Sullivan missed 17 of 498 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: