Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York


Junior Senator

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2009-2018 Senator New York
2007-2009 Representative New York's 20th District

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Gillibrand 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). Gillibrand is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Kirsten Gillibrand sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Feb 2015, Gillibrand missed 19 of 1,882 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than 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

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Recent Legislative Activity

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)

S.Res. 81: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that children trafficked for sex in the United States should not be treated or regarded as child prostitutes because there is no such thing as a “child prostitute”, only children who are victims o

Sponsor: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY]

Last Action: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on February 12, 2015. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

Feb 12, 2015