Read our 2016 Report Card for Ayotte.
Ayotte is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the Senate in 2016 positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Ayotte sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 5, 2011 to Dec 10, 2016. See full analysis methodology.
Ayotte was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:
- S. 1915 (114th): First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act
- S. 952 (114th): U.S. OUTDOOR Act
- S. 322 (114th): Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act
- S. 279 (114th): Don’t Tax Our Fallen Public Safety Heroes Act
- S. 1456 (113th): A bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Shimon Peres.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Ayotte sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Health (16%) International Affairs (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Labor and Employment (7%) Science, Technology, Communications (6%)
Some of Ayotte’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3448 (114th): Bring Our Heroes Home Act of 2016
- S. 3299 (114th): Bottles and Breastfeeding Equipment Screening Act
- S. 3242 (114th): Responsible Additions and Increases to Sustain Employee Health Benefits Act of 2016
- S.Res. 521 (114th): A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2016 as National ...
- S. 2941 (114th): Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act of 2016
- S. 2879 (114th): Working Families Relief Act
- S. 2890 (114th): Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act of 2016
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H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed 72/26.
The Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act (H.R. 5325) is an appropriations bill which extended funding at the previous year's levels up to December 9, 2016 (10 weeks). After this, a continuing ...
On the Nomination PN849: Robert McKinnon Califf, of South Carolina, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human Services
Feb 24, 2016. Nomination Confirmed 89/4.
On the Nomination PN4: Loretta E. Lynch, of New York, to be Attorney General
Apr 23, 2015. Nomination Confirmed 56/43.
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 18, 2014. Joint Resolution Passed 78/22.
On the Nomination PN5: Patty Shwartz, of New Jersey, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit
Apr 9, 2013. Nomination Confirmed 64/34.
On the Resolution of Ratification Treaty Doc. 112-7
Dec 4, 2012. Resolution of Ratification Rejected 61/38.
S. 1925 (112th): Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012
Apr 26, 2012. Bill Passed 68/31.
H.R. 1540 (112th): National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012
Dec 15, 2011. Conference Report Agreed to 86/13.
H.J.Res. 48 (112th): Additional Continuing Appropriations Amendments, 2011
Mar 17, 2011. Joint Resolution Passed 87/13.
From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Ayotte missed 21 of 1,645 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is on par with the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2016. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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