Our unique analysis of the bills Brown 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). Brown is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Brown for more statistics.
Sherrod Brown sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Economic Policy
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance
- Ex Officio, Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment
Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry
- Member, Subcommittee on Commodities, Risk Management and Trade
- Member, Subcommittee on Nutrition, Specialty Crops, and Agricultural Research
- Member, Subcommittee on Rural Development and Energy
- Senate Committee on Finance
- Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs
Brown sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Foreign Trade and International Finance (34%) Health (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Taxation (11%) Education (7%) Finance and Financial Sector (5%) Transportation and Public Works (5%) Environmental Protection (5%)
Some of Brown’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3248: Agriculture Environmental Stewardship Act of 2016
- S. 3176: STAAR Act
- S. 3139: Energy Tax Fairness Act of 2016
- S. 3149: A bill to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lawrence Eugene “Larry” ...
- S. 3094: PRICED Act
- S.Res. 509: A resolution congratulating the Cleveland Cavaliers for winning the 2016 National Basketball Association ...
- S. 2983: CRIB Act
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From Jan 2007 to Jul 2016, Brown missed 45 of 2,969 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is on par with 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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