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.
Read our 2020 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 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 3, 2017 to Apr 29, 2021. 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. 1477: A bill to impose notice and consent requirements on internet platforms that use ...
- S.Res. 185: A resolution requesting that the President transmit to the Senate not later than ...
- S.Res. 173: A resolution commending the actions of Cuban democracy and human rights activist Jose ...
- S. 1130: A bill to amend the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to promote ...
- S.Res. 156: A resolution commending the officers and personnel of Federal, State, and local agencies ...
- S.Res. 150: A resolution honoring the memory of Jereima “Jeri” Bustamante on the third anniversary ...
- S. 1062: Keep China Out of Solar Energy Act of 2021
From Jan 2019 to Apr 2021, Scott missed 30 of 897 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. 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.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.
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