Sen. Patrick Leahy (D)

Senator from Vermont

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1975-2016 Senator Vermont
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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Patrick Leahy sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Jun 2015, Leahy missed 554 of 15,462 roll call votes, which is 3.6%. This is much worse than the median of 1.6% 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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