Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:05 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 43/54
Sen. Boozman [R-AR]: Nay
Senator from Arkansas, Republican
Boozman, a Republican, has been the Senior senator from Arkansas since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).
He was previously the representative for Arkansas's 3rd congressional district (2001-2010).
Our unique analysis of the bills Boozman 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). Boozman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
John Boozman sits on the following committees:
Boozman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (34%) Taxation (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Health (11%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Agriculture and Food (6%)
Some of Boozman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Boozman missed 82 of 1,499 roll call votes, which is 5.5%. This is much worse than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 15 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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