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 (23%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Labor and Employment (11%) International Affairs (11%) Taxation (11%) Education (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Lee’s Vote Vote Description
Nay H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Not Voting S. 764: Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2015
Jul 7, 2016. Motion Agreed to.
Nay S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Jun 14, 2016. Bill Passed.
Nay H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Nay H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.
Nay S. 1177: Every Child Achieves Act of 2015
Jul 16, 2015. Bill Passed.
Not Voting H.R. 2146: Defending Public Safety Employees’ Retirement Act
Jun 24, 2015. Motion Agreed to.
Yea On the Nomination PN31: Sally Quillian Yates, of Georgia, to be Deputy Attorney General
May 13, 2015. Nomination Confirmed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Dec 2016, Lee missed 72 of 1,638 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

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