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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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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Hoeven for more statistics.

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 (15%) Environmental Protection (13%) Sports and Recreation (10%) Emergency Management (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Agriculture and Food (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Hoeven’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Jun 14, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Hoeven missed 22 of 1,641 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is on par with the median of 1.8% 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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