Vote — Oct 1, 2015 1:45 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 50/44
Sen. Merkley [D-OR]: Nay
Senator from Oregon
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Our unique analysis of the bills Merkley 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). Merkley is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Jeff Merkley sits on the following committees:
Merkley sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (19%) Finance and Financial Sector (17%) Health (17%) Labor and Employment (10%) Water Resources Development (10%) Energy (10%) Housing and Community Development (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (7%)
Some of Merkley’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Oct 2015, Merkley missed 21 of 2,112 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than 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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