Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman

Senator from Ohio


Junior Senator

Elected Positions

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

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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

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Mar 2015, Portman missed 21 of 1,278 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is worse than the median of 1.5% 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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Recent Legislative Activity