Vote — Feb 11, 2016 1:43 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 93/0
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Senator from New York, Democrat
Gillibrand, a Democrat, has been a senator from New York since Jan 27, 2009 (next election in 2018).
She was previously the representative for New York's 20th congressional district (2007-2009).
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)
Kirsten Gillibrand sits on the following committees:
Gillibrand sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Agriculture and Food (22%) Health (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Education (10%) Taxation (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)
Some of Gillibrand’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2009 to Feb 2016, Gillibrand missed 20 of 2,186 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 19 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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