Vote — Feb 8, 2016 5:31 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 83/0
Sen. Rubio [R-FL]: Not Voting
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Senator from Florida, Republican
Rubio, a Republican, has been the Junior senator from Florida since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).
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)
Marco Rubio sits on the following committees:
Rubio sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
International Affairs (39%) Taxation (15%) Health (14%) Science, Technology, Communications (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Economics and Public Finance (6%) Labor and Employment (5%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%)
Some of Rubio’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Rubio missed 212 of 1,499 roll call votes, which is 14.1%. This is much worse 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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