Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson

Senator from Georgia

Republican

Senior Senator

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2005-2016 Senator Georgia
1999-2004 Representative Georgia's 6th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

John “Johnny” Isakson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Apr 2015, Isakson missed 132 of 3,306 roll call votes, which is 4.0%. This is worse than the median of 1.5% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Recent Legislative Activity

Introduced

S. 1066: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage, as supplies associated with the injection of insulin, of containment, removal, decontamination and disposal of home-generated needles, syringes, and other sharps thro

Sponsor: Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA]

This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.

Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA] is a member of the committee.

Apr 23, 2015