Our unique analysis of the bills Martinez sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the Senate.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the Senate in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Martinez is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Martinez was the primary sponsor of 2 bills that were enacted:
- S. 1401 (111th): A bill to provide for the award of a gold medal on behalf of Congress to Arnold Palmer in recognition of his service to the Nation in ...
- S. 3241 (110th): A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1717 Orange Avenue in Fort Pierce, Florida, as the “CeeCee Ross Lyles Post ...
We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.
Martinez sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (21%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Health (14%) Finance and Financial Sector (12%) Law (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Social Welfare (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%)
Some of Martinez’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 1555 (111th): Office of the National Alzheimer’s Project Act
- S. 1485 (111th): National Hurricane Research Initiative Act of 2009
- S. 1401 (111th): A bill to provide for the award of a gold medal on ...
- S. 1364 (111th): Hurricane and Tornado Mitigation Investment Act of 2009
- S. 1363 (111th): Nonadmitted and Reinsurance Reform Act of 2009
- S. 1127 (111th): Disability Data Modernization Act
- S.Res. 149 (111th): A resolution expressing solidarity with the writers, journalists, and librarians of Cuba ...
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From Jan 2005 to Sep 2009, Martinez missed 53 of 1,574 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Sep 2009. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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