Our unique analysis of the bills Tester 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). Tester is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Tester for more statistics.
Jon Tester sits on the following committees:
- Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Defense
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- Member, Subcommittee on Economic Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
- Member, Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
- Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Tester sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Tester’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3261: A bill to establish a business incubators program within the Department of the ...
- S. 3079: Fairness, Accountability, and Certainty for Taxpayers in Coal Leasing Act
- S. 3030: Restoring Rural Residencies Act of 2016
- S. 3013: Salish and Kootenai Water Rights Settlement Act of 2016
- S. 2918: A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to clarify the eligibility ...
- S. 2785: Tribal Youth and Community Protection Act of 2016
- S. 2636: Reservation Land Consolidation Act of 2016
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From Jan 2007 to Jul 2016, Tester missed 23 of 2,969 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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