Sen. Roy Blunt

Senator from Missouri, Republican

Blunt, a Republican, has been the junior senator from Missouri since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016).

He was previously the representative for Missouri's 7th congressional district (1997-2010).

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Analysis

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

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Blunt for more statistics.

Committee Membership

Roy Blunt sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Blunt sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (26%) Government Operations and Politics (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Taxation (12%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Sports and Recreation (6%) International Affairs (6%) Environmental Protection (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Jul 2016, Blunt missed 72 of 1,616 roll call votes, which is 4.5%. This is much 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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