Sen. Deb Fischer

Senator from Nebraska, Republican

Fischer, a Republican, has been the senior senator from Nebraska since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Fischer for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Deb Fischer sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Fischer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (22%) Transportation and Public Works (18%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Commerce (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Health (9%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Labor and Employment (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Jul 2016, Fischer missed 0 of 1,130 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. This is better 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

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