Sen. Jim Webb

Former Senator from Virginia, Democrat

Webb, a Democrat, was a senator from Virginia from 2007 to 2012.



Our unique analysis of the bills Webb sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Webb is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Webb sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (20%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (18%) Arts, Culture, Religion (15%) Government Operations and Politics (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Economics and Public Finance (7%) Taxation (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Jan 2013, Webb missed 37 of 1,839 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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