Vote — Nov 19, 2015 2:02 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 95/0
Sen. Markey [D-MA]: Yea
Senator from Massachusetts
|Dates||Title||State / District|
|Representative||Massachusetts's 5th District|
|Representative||Massachusetts's 7th District|
Our unique analysis of the bills Markey 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). Markey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Edward “Ed” Markey sits on the following committees:
Markey sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Energy (27%) Health (25%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Commerce (7%) Taxation (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (5%)
Some of Markey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jul 2013 to Nov 2015, Markey missed 20 of 794 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 10 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
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