Sen. Heidi Heitkamp

Senator from North Dakota, Democrat

Heitkamp, a Democrat, has been the junior senator from North Dakota since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Heidi Heitkamp sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Heitkamp sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Native Americans (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Energy (13%) Taxation (13%) Emergency Management (9%) Commerce (9%) Health (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Jun 2016, Heitkamp missed 17 of 1,113 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is on par with 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

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