Vice President Joseph Biden Jr.

Party:
Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2009-2017 Vice President
1973-2009 Senator,
Delaware

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Sponsorship Analysis

Biden was a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Biden’s time serving in the Senate. Biden’s bills had a total of 698 cosponsors in the 110th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Biden to other members of the Senate in the 110th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Jan 2009, Biden missed 1,754 of 14,502 roll call votes, which is 12.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 2009. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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