Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:05 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 43/54
Sen. Tester [D-MT]: Nay
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Senator from Montana, Democrat
Tester, a Democrat, has been a senator from Montana since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2018).
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)
Jon Tester sits on the following committees:
Tester sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (34%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Native Americans (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Health (6%) Education (5%) Transportation and Public Works (5%) Water Resources Development (5%)
Some of Tester’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2007 to Feb 2016, Tester missed 23 of 2,852 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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