Sen. John Boozman [R]

Senator from Arkansas

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2011-2016 Senator Arkansas
2001-2010 Representative Arkansas's 3rd District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship 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)

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 (34%) Taxation (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Health (11%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Environmental Protection (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) International Affairs (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Nov 2015, Boozman missed 82 of 1,452 roll call votes, which is 5.6%. This is much worse than the median of 1.6% 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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