Vote — Feb 9, 2016 2:18 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 90/0
Sen. Heitkamp [D-ND]: Yea
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Senator from North Dakota, Democrat
Heitkamp, a Democrat, has been the Junior senator from North Dakota since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018).
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)
Heidi Heitkamp sits on the following committees:
Heitkamp sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Native Americans (17%) Energy (14%) Taxation (14%) Health (10%) Emergency Management (10%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)
Some of Heitkamp’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Heitkamp missed 15 of 1,014 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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