Sen. Jeanne Shaheen

Senator from New Hampshire, Democrat

Shaheen, a Democrat, has been the senior senator from New Hampshire since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2020).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Shaheen for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Jeanne Shaheen sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Shaheen sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (23%) Health (18%) International Affairs (14%) Commerce (13%) Energy (12%) Taxation (7%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Education (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Shaheen’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Jun 14, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.
Yea H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 24, 2015. Motion Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 1314: Trade Act of 2015
May 22, 2015. Bill Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Sep 2016, Shaheen missed 28 of 2,329 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is better than 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

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