Our unique analysis of the bills Wicker 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). Wicker is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Wicker for more statistics.
Roger Wicker sits on the following committees:
- Chairman, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe
- Senate Committee on Armed Services
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
- Member, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security
- Senate Committee on the Budget
- Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Wicker sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (18%) Law (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Social Welfare (13%) International Affairs (11%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%)
Some of Wicker’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3218: Reaching Underserved Rural Areas to Lead on Telehealth Act
- S. 3282: National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2016
- S. 3115: Pediatric Research Improvement Act of 2016
- S.Res. 519: A resolution recognizing the 300th anniversary and historical significance of the city of ...
- S.Res. 488: A resolution recognizing the historical significance and the 50th anniversary of the “James ...
- S.Res. 467: A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be ...
- S.Res. 436: A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of World Malaria Day.
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From Jan 2008 to Sep 2016, Wicker missed 61 of 2,538 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is worse 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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