Vote — Feb 11, 2016 1:43 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 93/0
Sen. Fischer [R-NE]: Yea
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Senator from Nebraska, Republican
Fischer, a Republican, has been the Senior senator from Nebraska since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018).
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)
Deb Fischer sits on the following committees:
Fischer sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (26%) Transportation and Public Works (18%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Health (10%) Commerce (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Labor and Employment (5%)
Some of Fischer’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Fischer missed 0 of 1,019 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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