Sen. Richard Burr [R]

Senator from North Carolina

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2005-2016 Senator North Carolina
1995-2004 Representative North Carolina's 5th District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Richard Burr sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Burr sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (40%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Health (13%) Education (10%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Taxation (7%) International Affairs (6%) Families (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Nov 2015, Burr missed 98 of 3,450 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is 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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