Sen. Mitch McConnell
Senate Minority Leader

State:
Kentucky
Seniority:
Senior
Party:
Republican

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1985-2015 Senator,
Kentucky

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Sponsorship Analysis

McConnell is a moderate Republican leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. McConnell’s bills have had a total of 153 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Mitch McConnell sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Apr 2014, McConnell missed 82 of 9,843 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 1.8% 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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