Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senator from Pennsylvania, Democrat

Casey, a Democrat, has been a senator from Pennsylvania since Jan 4, 2007 (next election in 2018).

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Casey for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Robert “Bob” Casey Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Casey sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (52%) Health (13%) Taxation (9%) Education (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Casey’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Nay H.R. 636: Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2016
Jul 13, 2016. Motion Agreed to.
Yea S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Jun 14, 2016. Bill Passed.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Dec 3, 2015. Conference Report Agreed to.
Nay H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.
Yea S. 1: Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act
Mar 4, 2015. Veto Sustained.
Yea S. 1: Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act
Jan 29, 2015. Bill Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2007 to Sep 2016, Casey missed 33 of 2,986 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better 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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Primary Sources

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