Vote — Feb 9, 2016 2:18 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 90/0
Sen. Burr [R-NC]: Yea
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Senator from North Carolina, Republican
Burr, a Republican, has been a senator from North Carolina since Jan 4, 2005 (next election in 2016).
He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district (1995-2004).
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)
Richard Burr sits on the following committees:
Burr sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Armed Forces and National Security (38%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Health (11%) Education (10%) Taxation (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) International Affairs (7%) Families (6%)
Some of Burr’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2005 to Feb 2016, Burr missed 99 of 3,499 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. 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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