Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D]

Senator from California

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1992-2018 Senator California

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Dianne Feinstein sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Feinstein sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Private Legislation (23%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) Crime and Law Enforcement (16%) Health (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) International Affairs (6%) Law (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1993 to Oct 2015, Feinstein missed 174 of 7,651 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is on par with the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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