Sen. Richard Blumenthal


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2011-2017 Senator Connecticut

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2013 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Blumenthal is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Blumenthal’s bills have had a total of 363 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Blumenthal to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.

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Committee Membership

Richard Blumenthal sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Jul 2014, Blumenthal missed 16 of 998 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 2.0% 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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