Vote — Feb 4, 2016 12:05 p.m.
Cloture Motion Rejected 43/54
Sen. Blunt [R-MO]: Yea
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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).
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)
Roy Blunt sits on the following committees:
Blunt sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (25%) Government Operations and Politics (22%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Taxation (10%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Energy (8%) International Affairs (6%) Sports and Recreation (6%)
Some of Blunt’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Blunt missed 65 of 1,499 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. 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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