Sen. John Barrasso

Senator from Wyoming, Republican

Barrasso, a Republican, has been a senator from Wyoming since Jun 25, 2007 (next election in 2018).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Barrasso for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John Barrasso sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Barrasso sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Native Americans (23%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (18%) Water Resources Development (13%) Environmental Protection (13%) Energy (13%) Health (10%) Taxation (5%) Social Welfare (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Barrasso’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Jun 14, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 1314: Trade Act of 2015
Oct 30, 2015. Motion Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.
Yea H.R. 240: Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015
Feb 27, 2015. Bill Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jun 2007 to Dec 2016, Barrasso missed 17 of 2,765 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than 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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: