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Sen. Michael Crapo

Senator for Idaho

pronounced MĪ-kul // KRA-poh

Crapo is the senior senator from Idaho and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 6, 1999. Crapo is next up for reelection in 2022.

He was previously the representative for Idaho’s 2nd congressional district as a Republican from 1993 to 1998.

Photo of Sen. Michael Crapo [R-ID]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2018 Report Card for Crapo.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Crapo 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 Crapo has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Jun 20, 2019. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

Committee Membership

Michael Crapo sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Crapo was the primary sponsor of 17 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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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 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).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Crapo sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (29%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Health (12%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Labor and Employment (6%) Law (6%) Animals (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Crapo voted Yea

Conference Report Agreed to 83/16 on Feb 14, 2019.

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, ...

Crapo voted Yea

Bill Passed 72/26 on Sep 28, 2016.

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 ...

Crapo voted Nay

Conference Report Agreed to 83/16 on Dec 3, 2015.

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 ...

Crapo voted Nay

Bill Passed 65/34 on Jul 30, 2015.

This vote turned H.R 22, originally the Hire More Heroes Act, into the Senate’s vehicle for passage of the Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision ...

Crapo voted Nay

Bill Passed 76/16 on Dec 16, 2014.

Crapo voted Nay

Joint Resolution Passed 78/22 on Sep 18, 2014.

Crapo voted Yea

Motion Agreed to 81/19 on Dec 15, 2010.

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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 1999 to Jun 2019, Crapo missed 136 of 6,402 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is worse than the median of 1.5% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: