Vote — Feb 11, 2016 1:43 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 93/0
Sen. Portman [R-OH]: Yea
Senator from Ohio, Republican
Portman, a Republican, has been the Junior senator from Ohio since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).
He was previously the representative for Ohio's 2nd congressional district (1993-2005).
Our unique analysis of the bills Portman 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). Portman is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Robert “Rob” Portman sits on the following committees:
Portman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (24%) Health (16%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Taxation (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Energy (7%)
Some of Portman’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Portman missed 26 of 1,505 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. 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.
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