Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D]

Senator from New York

Elected Positions:

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

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

Issue Areas

Gillibrand sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Agriculture and Food (23%) Health (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Government Operations and Politics (11%) Taxation (10%) Education (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2009 to Nov 2015, Gillibrand missed 20 of 2,133 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 1.6% 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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Primary Sources

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