Sen. Lisa Murkowski

Senator from Alaska, Republican

Murkowski, a Republican, has been a senator from Alaska since Jan 7, 2003 (next election in 2016).


2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Lisa Murkowski sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Murkowski sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (32%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (27%) Health (12%) Native Americans (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (7%) Education (5%) Environmental Protection (4%) Taxation (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to May 2016, Murkowski missed 204 of 4,242 roll call votes, which is 4.8%. This is much worse than the median of 1.6% 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: