Vote — Nov 19, 2015 2:02 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 95/0
Sen. Kirk [R-IL]: Yea
Senator from Illinois
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|Representative||Illinois's 10th District|
Our unique analysis of the bills Kirk 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). Kirk is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Mark Kirk sits on the following committees:
Kirk sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (23%) International Affairs (17%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Taxation (9%) Education (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%)
Some of Kirk’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Nov 2010 to Nov 2015, Kirk missed 337 of 1,500 roll call votes, which is 22.5%. This is much worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 20 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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