Vote — Nov 19, 2015 2:02 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 95/0
Sen. Capito [R-WV]: Yea
Senator from West Virginia
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|Representative||West Virginia's 2nd District|
Our unique analysis of the bills Capito has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her 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). Capito is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Shelley Capito sits on the following committees:
Capito sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (37%) Environmental Protection (21%) Finance and Financial Sector (19%) Health (8%) Transportation and Public Works (4%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (4%) Government Operations and Politics (4%) Energy (4%)
Some of Capito’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2015 to Nov 2015, Capito missed 2 of 309 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 31 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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