Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R]

Senator from Georgia

Elected Positions:

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

2014 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 (31%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Labor and Employment (15%) International Affairs (13%) Housing and Community Development (6%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Education (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Nov 2015, Isakson missed 134 of 3,450 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: