Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:05 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 43/54
Sen. Vitter [R-LA]: Nay
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Senator from Louisiana, Republican
Vitter, a Republican, has been a senator from Louisiana since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016).
He was previously the representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district (1999-2004).
Our unique analysis of the bills Vitter 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). Vitter is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
David Vitter sits on the following committees:
Vitter sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Vitter’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Feb 2016, Vitter missed 254 of 3,497 roll call votes, which is 7.3%. This is much 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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