Sen. Jerry Moran

Senator from Kansas, Republican

Moran, a Republican, has been the Junior senator from Kansas since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).

He was previously the representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district (1997-2010).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Jerry Moran sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Moran sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (29%) Finance and Financial Sector (22%) Health (11%) Commerce (11%) International Affairs (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Native Americans (5%) Environmental Protection (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Moran missed 107 of 1,499 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is much worse than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 4 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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