Sen. Marco Rubio

Senator from Florida, Republican

Rubio, a Republican, has been the junior senator from Florida since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Rubio has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Rubio is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Marco Rubio sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Rubio sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

International Affairs (43%) Health (14%) Taxation (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Armed Forces and National Security (5%) Social Welfare (5%) Finance and Financial Sector (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to May 2016, Rubio missed 231 of 1,570 roll call votes, which is 14.7%. 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

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