Sen. John Hoeven

Senator from North Dakota, Republican

Hoeven, a Republican, has been the senior senator from North Dakota since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

John Hoeven sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hoeven sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (35%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Environmental Protection (14%) Sports and Recreation (10%) Emergency Management (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Transportation and Public Works (6%) Government Operations and Politics (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Jun 2016, Hoeven missed 20 of 1,594 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is on par with the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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