Sen. Mitch McConnell
Senate Majority Leader

Senator from Kentucky


Senior Senator

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1985-2020 Senator Kentucky

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2014 Report Card

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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

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Apr 2015, McConnell missed 84 of 10,257 roll call votes, which is 0.8%. This is better than the median of 1.5% 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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