Vote — Nov 19, 2015 2:02 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 95/0
Senator from Rhode Island
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Our unique analysis of the bills Whitehouse 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). Whitehouse is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Sheldon Whitehouse sits on the following committees:
Whitehouse sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Crime and Law Enforcement (19%) Environmental Protection (18%) Taxation (17%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Education (11%) Health (8%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (7%) Armed Forces and National Security (6%)
Some of Whitehouse’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2007 to Nov 2015, Whitehouse missed 27 of 2,805 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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