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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Manchin for more statistics.
Joe Manchin III sits on the following committees:
- Senate Committee on Armed Services
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- Member, Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Manchin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (24%) Environmental Protection (12%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Social Welfare (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) Transportation and Public Works (10%)
Some of Manchin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3167: Appalachian Forest National Heritage Area Act of 2016
- S. 3061: FIRE Act
- S. 2977: Budgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act
- S. 2866: Jessie’s Law
- S. 2543: Changing the Culture of the FDA Act
- S. 2227: Private Spectrum Relocation Funding Act of 2015
- S. 1714: Miners Protection Act of 2015
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From Nov 2010 to Jul 2016, Manchin missed 30 of 1,667 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is on par with the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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