Sen. Jean Carnahan

Former Senator from Missouri, Democrat

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

Photo of Sen. Jean Carnahan [D-MO, 2001-2002]

Analysis

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)

Enacted Legislation

Carnahan was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

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%) Commerce (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: