Our unique analysis of the bills Flake 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). Flake is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Flake for more statistics.
Jeff Flake sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy, and Environmental Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues
Senate Committee on the Judiciary
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law
- Member, Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism
- Member, Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Senate Special Committee on Aging
Flake sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Flake’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S.J.Res. 35: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, ...
- S.Res. 485: A resolution to encourage the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo ...
- S.Res. 474: Steermark Accountability Resolution
- S. 2980: Health Savings Account Expansion Act of 2016
- S. 2935: End Housing Subsidies for the Rich Act of 2016
- S. 2915: Federal Research Transparency and Accountability Act of 2016
- S. 2902: Western Water Supply and Planning Enhancement Act of 2016
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From Jan 2013 to Jul 2016, Flake missed 42 of 1,130 roll call votes, which is 3.7%. This is worse than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 7 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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