Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson

Senator from Georgia, Republican

Isakson, a Republican, has been a senator from Georgia since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016).

He was previously the representative for Georgia's 6th congressional district (1999-2004).

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2015 Report Card

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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

Issue Areas

Isakson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (34%) Labor and Employment (15%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) International Affairs (11%) Education (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Housing and Community Development (6%) Taxation (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Apr 2016, Isakson missed 137 of 3,545 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is much worse than 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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