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Sen. Mark Warner

Senator from Virginia, Democrat

Warner, a Democrat, is the senior senator from Virginia and has served since Jan 6, 2009 (next election in 2020).

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Warner.

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Warner 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). Warner is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Mark Warner sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Warner was the primary sponsor of 5 bills that were enacted:

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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 about one third or more 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Warner sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Government Operations and Politics (17%) Health (14%) Taxation (13%) Education (11%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) International Affairs (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Warner’s Vote Vote Description
Yea On the Nomination PN25: Rex W. Tillerson, of Texas, to be Secretary of State
Feb 1, 2017. Nomination Confirmed 56/43.
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed 72/26.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to 83/16.
H.R 22, formerly the Hire More Heroes Act, has become the Senate’s vehicle for passage of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act or DRIVE Act (S. 1647). The DRIVE Act is a major bipartisan transportation bill that would authorize funding ...
Yea H.J.Res. 124 (113th): Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2015
Sep 18, 2014. Joint Resolution Passed 78/22.
Nay 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 ...
Nay H.R. 3630 (112th): Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012
Feb 17, 2012. Conference Report Agreed to 60/36.
Yea H.R. 4853 (111th): Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010
Dec 15, 2010. Motion Agreed to 81/19.
The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 (Pub.L. 111–312, H.R. 4853, 124 Stat. 3296, enacted December 17, 2010), also known as the 2010 Tax Relief Act, was passed by the United States Congress on December 16, 2010, and signed into ...
Nay 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.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2009 to Aug 2017, Warner missed 98 of 2,528 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is much 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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Primary Sources

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