Sen. Richard Burr

North Carolina

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2005-2017 Senator,
North Carolina
1995-2004 Representative,
North Carolina's 5th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Burr is a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Burr’s bills have had a total of 90 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Richard Burr sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 2005 to Apr 2014, Burr missed 85 of 2,882 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is worse than the median of 1.8% 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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