Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R]

Senator from Ohio

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2011-2016 Senator Ohio
1993-2005 Representative Ohio's 2nd District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Robert “Rob” Portman sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Portman sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (25%) Crime and Law Enforcement (15%) Economics and Public Finance (14%) Health (14%) Armed Forces and National Security (10%) Taxation (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (8%) Energy (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Nov 2015, Portman missed 25 of 1,452 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is on par with the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: