Sen. Patrick “Pat” Toomey

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).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Patrick “Pat” Toomey sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

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%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

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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Primary Sources

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