Sen. Mark Kirk

State:
Illinois
Seniority:
Junior
Party:
Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2010-2017 Senator,
Illinois
2001-2010 Representative,
Illinois's 10th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Kirk is a centrist Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Kirk’s bills have had a total of 149 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Mark Kirk sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Nov 2010 to Apr 2014, Kirk missed 306 of 932 roll call votes, which is 32.8%. This is worse than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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