Sen. Mitch McConnell [R]

Senate Majority Leader

Senator from Kentucky

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1985-2020 Senator Kentucky

2014 Report Card

Read our 2014 Report Card for McConnell »

Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Mitch McConnell sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

McConnell sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (24%) Environmental Protection (18%) Economics and Public Finance (15%) International Affairs (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (12%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (6%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recent Bills

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

View All » (including bills from previous years)

Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Nov 2015, McConnell missed 84 of 10,412 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

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