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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Johnson for more statistics.
Ron Johnson sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Regulatory Affairs and Federal Management
Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Europe and Regional Security Cooperation
- Member, Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy
- Member, Subcommittee on Near East, South Asia, Central Asia, and Counterterrorism
- Member, Subcommittee on State Department and USAID Management, International Operations, and Bilateral International Development
- Senate Committee on the Budget
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- Member, Subcommittee on Aviation Operations, Safety, and Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard
- Member, Subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security
Johnson sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (29%) International Affairs (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (13%) Emergency Management (13%) Health (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Taxation (5%) Immigration (5%)
Some of Johnson’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3072: Countering Terrorist Radicalization Act
- S. 3011: Bolster Accountability to Drive Government Efficiency and Reform Washington Act of 2016
- S. 2976: DHS Accountability Act of 2016
- S. 2968: Office of Special Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2016
- S. 2970: A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to expand law enforcement ...
- S. 2967: National Biodefense Strategy Act of 2016
- S. 2969: Disaster Management Act of 2016
View All » (including bills from previous years)
From Jan 2011 to Jul 2016, Johnson missed 32 of 1,616 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with 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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