Sen. Jean Carnahan

Former Senator from Missouri, Democrat

Carnahan, a Democrat, was a senator from Missouri from 2001 to 2002.



Our unique analysis of the bills Carnahan sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Carnahan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Carnahan sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (14%) Health (14%) Crime and Law Enforcement (14%) Families (14%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Labor and Employment (11%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2001 to Nov 2002, Carnahan missed 10 of 633 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is on par with the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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