Sen. John Ensign

Former Senator from Nevada

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2001-2011 Senator,
1995-1998 Representative,
Nevada's 1st District

See Also: Ensign's Official Website | OpenSecrets | VoteSmart | Bioguide | C-SPAN


Sponsorship Analysis

Ensign was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Ensign’s time serving in the Senate. Ensign’s bills had a total of 68 cosponsors in the 112th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Ensign to other members of the Senate in the 112th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2001 to May 2011, Ensign missed 104 of 3,369 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 2011. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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