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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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

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 (20%) Health (19%) International Affairs (13%) Energy (13%) Commerce (13%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Taxation (7%) Education (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Apr 2016, Shaheen missed 28 of 2,243 roll call votes, which is 1.2%. This is on par with the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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