Vote — Feb 11, 2016 1:43 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 93/0
Sen. Paul [R-KY]: Yea
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Senator from Kentucky, Republican
Paul, a Republican, has been the Junior senator from Kentucky since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).
Our unique analysis of the bills Paul 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). Paul is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Rand Paul sits on the following committees:
Paul sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (20%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) International Affairs (17%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Environmental Protection (10%) Taxation (8%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Transportation and Public Works (7%)
Some of Paul’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Paul missed 62 of 1,505 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is much 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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