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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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 (21%) Transportation and Public Works (19%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Commerce (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Health (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Fischer’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.
Nay H.R. 2028: Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016
May 12, 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 2013 to Sep 2016, Fischer missed 0 of 1,147 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: