Sen. John Warner

Former Senator from Virginia, Republican

Warner, a Republican, was a senator from Virginia from 1979 to 2008.



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

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Warner sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (11%) Education (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Energy (10%) Environmental Protection (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1979 to Dec 2008, Warner missed 231 of 10,946 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with 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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