Sen. Kay Hutchison

Former Senator from Texas, Republican

Hutchison, a Republican, was a senator from Texas from 1993 to 2012.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Hutchison sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the Senate.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2013. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Hutchison is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Hutchison sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (23%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Transportation and Public Works (14%) Taxation (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Social Welfare (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jun 1993 to Jan 2013, Hutchison missed 207 of 6,573 roll call votes, which is 3.1%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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