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Sen. Kamala Harris

Senator for California

pronounced KAW-muh-luh // HAR-uhs

Harris, a Democrat, is the junior senator from California and has served since Jan 3, 2017. Harris is next up for reelection in 2022.

Photo of Sen. Kamala Harris [D-CA]


Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 100% NIAC Action: A Americans for Prosperity: 0% FreedomWorks: 0%

Committee Membership

Kamala Harris sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Harris sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Public Lands and Natural Resources (50%) Crime and Law Enforcement (50%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Harris’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.J.Res. 123: Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes.
Dec 7, 2017. Joint Resolution Passed 81/14.
Nay On the Nomination PN372: Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit
Aug 1, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 66/31.
Yea S. 89: A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant materials requirement if the ...
Apr 3, 2017. Bill Passed 85/12.
Nay On the Nomination PN41: Daniel Coats, of Indiana, to be Director of National Intelligence
Mar 15, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 85/12.
Nay On the Nomination PN40: John F. Kelly, of Virginia, to be Secretary of Homeland Security
Jan 20, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 88/11.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2017 to Dec 2017, Harris missed 1 of 317 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 1.3% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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