Vote — Feb 11, 2016 1:43 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 93/0
Sen. Toomey [R-PA]: Yea
Senator from Pennsylvania, Republican
Toomey, a Republican, has been the Junior senator from Pennsylvania since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district (1999-2004).
Our unique analysis of the bills Toomey 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). Toomey is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Patrick “Pat” Toomey sits on the following committees:
Toomey sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (34%) Economics and Public Finance (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (13%) Crime and Law Enforcement (13%) Taxation (10%) Health (6%) Environmental Protection (5%) Government Operations and Politics (5%)
Some of Toomey’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Toomey missed 52 of 1,505 roll call votes, which is 3.5%. This is worse than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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