Vote — Feb 9, 2016 2:18 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 90/0
Sen. Risch [R-ID]: Not Voting
Senator from Idaho, Republican
Risch, a Republican, has been the Junior senator from Idaho since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2020).
Our unique analysis of the bills Risch 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). Risch is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
James Risch sits on the following committees:
Risch sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Risch’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Feb 2016, Risch missed 34 of 2,196 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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