Sen. Mike Lee

Senator from Utah, Republican

Lee, a Republican, has been the junior senator from Utah since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Lee for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Mike Lee sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Lee sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Economics and Public Finance (22%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) International Affairs (13%) Taxation (13%) Labor and Employment (11%) Education (9%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%) Health (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Sep 2016, Lee missed 72 of 1,627 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is much 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

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