Sen. Ron Johnson

Senator from Wisconsin, Republican

Johnson, a Republican, has been the senior senator from Wisconsin since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Johnson 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). Johnson is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Ron Johnson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Johnson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (26%) International Affairs (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Health (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (9%) Emergency Management (7%) Immigration (7%) Taxation (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Apr 2016, Johnson missed 29 of 1,547 roll call votes, which is 1.9%. 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: