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).



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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Ayotte for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Kelly Ayotte sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Ayotte sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (23%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Health (17%) International Affairs (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Labor and Employment (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Ayotte missed 21 of 1,629 roll call votes, which is 1.3%. This is on par with the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: