Sen. John Sununu

Former Senator from New Hampshire, Republican

Sununu, a Republican, was a senator from New Hampshire from 2003 to 2008.

He was previously the representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district (1997-2002).



Our unique analysis of the bills Sununu sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Sununu is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Sununu sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (23%) Law (18%) Commerce (13%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Social Welfare (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2003 to Dec 2008, Sununu missed 58 of 1,977 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2008. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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