Our unique analysis of the bills Donnelly 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). Donnelly is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Donnelly for more statistics.
Joe Donnelly sits on the following committees:
- Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
- Senate Committee on Armed Services
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
- Member, Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
- Member, Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
- Senate Special Committee on Aging
Donnelly sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (38%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Housing and Community Development (8%) Education (8%) Commerce (8%) Labor and Employment (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) Health (8%)
Some of Donnelly’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3258: Protecting Veterans Credit Act of 2016
- S. 2187: FDA Regulatory Efficiency Act
- S. 2103: A bill to modify a provision relating to adjustments of certain State apportionments ...
- S. 1920: Biennial Report on the Skills Gap Act of 2015
- S.J.Res. 18: A joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the ...
- S. 1367: A bill to amend the Federal Home Loan Bank Act with respect to ...
- S. 1239: A bill to amend the Clean Air Act with respect to the ethanol ...
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From Jan 2013 to Sep 2016, Donnelly missed 7 of 1,141 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 5 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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