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 (16%) Social Welfare (13%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (13%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) International Affairs (11%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2008 to Jul 2016, Wicker missed 61 of 2,527 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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