Sen. Susan Collins [R]

Senator from Maine

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1997-2020 Senator Maine

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Collins 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). Collins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Susan Collins sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Collins sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Taxation (19%) Government Operations and Politics (18%) Armed Forces and National Security (18%) Health (16%) Transportation and Public Works (9%) Education (9%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%) International Affairs (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Nov 2015, Collins missed 0 of 6,042 roll call votes, which is 0.0%. 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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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: