Sen. Joe Manchin III [D]

Senator from West Virginia

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2010-2018 Senator West Virginia

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Joe Manchin III sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Manchin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (20%) Environmental Protection (15%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Social Welfare (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Nov 2010 to Nov 2015, Manchin missed 26 of 1,503 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is on par with the median of 1.6% 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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