Sen. John Boozman

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).

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Analysis

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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Boozman for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John Boozman sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Boozman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (33%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Taxation (11%) Health (11%) Environmental Protection (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%) International Affairs (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Jul 2016, Boozman missed 83 of 1,616 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. 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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Primary Sources

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