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).



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: