Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse

State:
Rhode Island
Seniority:
Junior
Party:
Democrat

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
2007-2019 Senator,
Rhode Island

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Sponsorship Analysis

Whitehouse is a far-left Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Whitehouse’s bills have had a total of 123 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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Committee Membership

Sheldon Whitehouse sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Apr 2014, Whitehouse missed 24 of 2,237 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 1.8% 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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