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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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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Moran for more statistics.

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 (33%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Commerce (14%) International Affairs (9%) Health (9%) Taxation (7%) Transportation and Public Works (5%) Native Americans (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Moran’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Nay H.R. 636: Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016
Jul 13, 2016. Motion Agreed to.
Yea S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Jun 14, 2016. Bill Passed.
Nay S. 1177: Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
Dec 9, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.
Nay S. 1177: Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
Jul 16, 2015. Bill Passed.
Nay On the Nomination PN31: Sally Quillian Yates, of Georgia, to be Deputy Attorney General
May 13, 2015. Nomination Confirmed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Moran missed 111 of 1,645 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is much worse than the median of 1.8% 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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