Sen. Roy Blunt

Senator from Missouri, Republican

Blunt, a Republican, is the junior senator from Missouri and has served since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2022).

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

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Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2016 Report Card for Blunt.

Sponsorship 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)

Committee Membership

Roy Blunt sits on the following committees:

Enacted Legislation

Blunt was the primary sponsor of 14 bills that were enacted. The most recent include:

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We consider a bill enacted if it is enacted or if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted, as determined by an automated text analysis.

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Blunt sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (26%) Government Operations and Politics (19%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Taxation (13%) Transportation and Public Works (8%) Families (6%) Sports and Recreation (6%) International Affairs (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Blunt’s Vote Vote Description
Not Voting S. 3729 (111th): National Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2010
Sep 29, 2010. Passed 304/118.
Yea H.Res. 1184 (111th): Congratulating the 2009-2010 University of Maryland Men’s Basketball Team, Greivis Vasquez, and Coach Gary Williams on an ...
Mar 17, 2010. Passed 279/132.
Aye H.R. 1752 (111th): To provide that the usual day for paying salaries in or under the House of Representatives may ...
Jul 30, 2009. Failed 282/144.
Nay H.R. 2638 (110th): Consolidated Security, Disaster Assistance, and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2009
Sep 24, 2008. Passed 370/58.
Nay H.Res. 1031 (110th): Providing for the adoption of the resolution (H. Res. 895) establishing within the House of Representatives an ...
Mar 11, 2008. Passed 229/182.
Aye H.Res. 801 (110th): Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 3688) to implement the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Nov 7, 2007. Passed 349/55.
Yea H.R. 1830 (110th): To extend the authorities of the Andean Trade Preference Act until February 29, 2008.
Jun 27, 2007. Passed 365/59.
Nay H.R. 964 (110th): Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act
Jun 6, 2007. Passed 368/48.

Missed Votes

From Jan 2011 to Mar 2017, Blunt missed 74 of 1,743 roll call votes, which is 4.2%. This is much worse than the median of 1.3% 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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