Sen. Patrick Leahy


Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1975-2017 Senator,

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Sponsorship Analysis

Leahy is a moderate Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Leahy’s bills have had a total of 256 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Patrick Leahy sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Apr 2014, Leahy missed 544 of 14,944 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is worse 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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