Sen. Michael Crapo

Senator from Idaho, Republican

Crapo, a Republican, has been a senator from Idaho since Jan 6, 1999 (next election in 2016).

He was previously the representative for Idaho's 2nd congressional district (1993-1998).



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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Crapo for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Michael Crapo sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Crapo sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (25%) Health (19%) Native Americans (16%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Energy (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Animals (6%) Transportation and Public Works (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1999 to Sep 2016, Crapo missed 129 of 5,607 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is worse than the median of 1.7% 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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