Sen. Harry Reid [D]

Senate Minority Leader

Senator from Nevada

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1987-2016 Senator Nevada
1983-1986 Representative Nevada's 1st District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Harry Reid sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Reid sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (20%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Labor and Employment (12%) Native Americans (10%) Taxation (10%) Government Operations and Politics (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1987 to Nov 2015, Reid missed 159 of 9,672 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. 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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