Scott is the junior senator from Florida and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 8, 2019. Scott is next up for reelection in 2024 and serves until Jan 3, 2025 unless re-elected.
Read our 2019 Report Card for Scott.
Scott is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the Senate positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Scott has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to Aug 3, 2020. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Rick Scott sits on the following committees:
Scott sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Scott’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 4222: GAO Database Modernization Act
- S. 4198: Affordable Coronavirus Testing Act
- S. 4196: Unnecessary Agency Regulations Reduction Act
- S.Res. 641: A resolution designating April 13, 2020, as “National Borinqueneers Day”.
- S. 3977: Cut Profits to the Cuban Regime Act of 2020
- S.Res. 625: A resolution encouraging the Government and the people of the United States to ...
- S.Res. 614: A resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the heinous attack at ...
From Jan 2019 to Aug 2020, Scott missed 14 of 583 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is on par with the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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