Sen. Jeff Merkley


Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2009-2015 Senator,

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Sponsorship Analysis

Merkley is a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Merkley’s bills have had a total of 152 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Merkley to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.

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Committee Membership

Jeff Merkley sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Apr 2014, Merkley missed 13 of 1,580 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 1.8% 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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