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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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship 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)

Committee Membership

Roger Wicker sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Wicker sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (20%) Law (17%) Social Welfare (14%) Transportation and Public Works (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) International Affairs (11%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Finance and Financial Sector (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2008 to Jun 2016, Wicker missed 56 of 2,504 roll call votes, which is 2.2%. 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

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