Warner is the senior senator from Virginia and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 6, 2009. Warner is next up for reelection in 2020.
Read our 2018 Report Card for Warner.
Warner is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the Senate positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Warner has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Mar 14, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Mark Warner sits on the following committees:
- Vice Chair, Senate Select Committee on Intelligence
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance
- Member, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
- Member, Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
Senate Committee on Finance
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Taxation and IRS Oversight
- Member, Subcommittee on Health Care
- Member, Subcommittee on International Trade, Customs, and Global Competitiveness
- Senate Committee on the Budget
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Warner was the primary sponsor of 11 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:
- S. 3714: Ashanti Alert Act of 2018
- S. 1914: Protecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act of 2017
- S.J.Res. 49: A joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first ...
- S. 1500: Keeping Capital Local for Underserved Communities Act of 2017
- S. 1444: Empowering Employees through Stock Ownership Act
- S. 2826 (114th): Promoting Value Based Defense Procurement Act of 2016
- S. 1468 (114th): A bill to designate the arboretum at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center in Richmond, Virginia, as the “Phyllis E. Galanti Arboretum”.
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Warner sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Taxation (21%) Health (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Education (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) International Affairs (5%) Transportation and Public Works (5%)
Some of Warner’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 841: A bill to enhance the ability of Federal agencies to deliver relocation management ...
- S. 838: A bill to protect integrity, fairness, and objectivity in decisions regarding access to ...
- S. 799: A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to clarify that ...
- S. 786: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a ...
- S. 734: IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019
- S. 585: SAME Act of 2019
- S. 540: Self-Employed Mortgage Access Act of 2019
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H.J.Res. 31: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019
Feb 14, 2019. Conference Report Agreed to 83/16.
This bill, in its final form, funded the parts of the federal government whose funding was to lapse on February 15, 2019. On December 22, 2018 the 115th Congress was unable to reach a deal to fund some federal agencies through fiscal year 2019 after ...
On the Nomination PN602: Lynn A. Johnson, of Colorado, to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services
Aug 28, 2018. Nomination Confirmed 67/28.
H.R. 1892: Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018; Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018, the SUSTAIN Care Act of 2018; Family First Prevention Services Act.; Honoring Hometown ...
Feb 9, 2018. Motion Agreed to 71/28.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of funding for the federal government through March 23, 2018, to avert a government shutdown that would have occurred on February 9, 2018 had this bill not been enacted. The bill was introduced as the Honoring Hometown Heroes ...
On the Nomination PN514: J. Paul Compton, Jr., of Alabama, to be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Dec 18, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 62/34.
H.J.Res. 43: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating ...
Mar 30, 2017. Joint Resolution Passed 51/50.
Joe Biden never got the opportunity to break a single 50-50 Senate tie in eight years as vice president. Mike Pence has already broken two. One from last month has since become law: a measure allowing states to withhold federal Planned Parenthood funding. (The other ...
On the Nomination PN25: Rex W. Tillerson, of Texas, to be Secretary of State
Feb 1, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 56/43.
H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed 72/26.
The Continuing Appropriations and Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017, and Zika Response and Preparedness Act (H.R. 5325) is an appropriations bill which extended funding at the previous year's levels up to December 9, 2016 (10 weeks). After this, a continuing ...
H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 18, 2014. Joint Resolution Passed 78/22.
H.R. 4302 (113th): Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014
Mar 31, 2014. Bill Passed 64/35.
Section 212 of this bill pushed back the deadline to implement the ICD-10 code set to October 1, 2015. The Cutting Costly Codes Act of 2013, which would prevent ICD-10 from being implemented at all without further Congressional approval, has been introduced in House and ...
H.R. 3630 (112th): Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
Feb 17, 2012. Conference Report Agreed to 60/36.
H.R. 3435 (111th): Making supplemental appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Program.
Aug 6, 2009. Bill Passed 60/37.
From Jan 2009 to Mar 2019, Warner missed 103 of 2,989 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 1.4% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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