Sen. Roger Wicker

Senator from Mississippi, Republican

Wicker, a Republican, has been a senator from Mississippi since Dec 31, 2007 (next election in 2018).

He was previously the representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district (1995-2007).

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Analysis

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)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Wicker for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Roger Wicker sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wicker sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (18%) Law (18%) Social Welfare (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Transportation and Public Works (10%) Crime and Law Enforcement (10%) International Affairs (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Wicker’s Vote Vote Description
Yea H.R. 5325: Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2017
Sep 28, 2016. Bill Passed.
Nay S. 2328: National Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2015
Jun 29, 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.
Yea H.R. 1314: Trade Act of 2015
Oct 30, 2015. Motion Agreed to.
Yea H.R. 22: Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act
Jul 30, 2015. Bill Passed.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2008 to Dec 2016, Wicker missed 61 of 2,548 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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Primary Sources

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