Sen. John “Jack” Reed

Rhode Island

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1997-2015 Senator,
Rhode Island
1991-1996 Representative,
Rhode Island's 2nd District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Reed is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Reed’s bills have had a total of 336 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

John “Jack” Reed sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Apr 2014, Reed missed 32 of 5,474 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than 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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