Sen. Kelly Ayotte

Senator from New Hampshire, Republican

Ayotte, a Republican, has been the junior senator from New Hampshire since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Ayotte has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Ayotte is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Kelly Ayotte sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ayotte sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Health (15%) International Affairs (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Labor and Employment (9%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Government Operations and Politics (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to May 2016, Ayotte missed 17 of 1,567 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 1.6% 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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