Read our 2018 Report Card for Baldwin.
Baldwin is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the Senate positioned according to our liberal–conservative ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Baldwin has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 6, 2015 to May 23, 2019. See full analysis methodology.
Ratings from Advocacy Organizations
Tammy Baldwin sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather
- Member, Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, Innovation, and the Internet
- Member, Subcommittee on Manufacturing, Trade, and Consumer Protection
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation and Safety
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Defense
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Homeland Security
- Member, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies
Baldwin was the primary sponsor of 7 bills that were enacted:
- S. 3466: A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2650 North Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, as the “Vel ...
- S. 447: Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017
- S. 1153: Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services Act of 2017
- S. 783: Improving Access to Maternity Care Act
- H.R. 797 (110th): Dr. James Allen Veteran Vision Equity Act of 2007
- H.R. 1132 (110th): National Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program Reauthorization Act of 2007
- H.R. 1760 (109th): To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 215 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Madison, Wisconsin, as the “Robert M. La Follette, ...
We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).
Baldwin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (24%) Education (15%) Armed Forces and National Security (14%) Government Operations and Politics (12%) Labor and Employment (11%) Taxation (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (8%) Transportation and Public Works (8%)
Some of Baldwin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 1616: A bill to amend title VII of the Social Security Act to improve ...
- S. 1621: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary ...
- S. 1556: A bill to provide that the rule entitled “Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance” shall ...
- S. 1502: A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to revise the ...
- S.Res. 207: A resolution congratulating the Senate GLASS Caucus staff association for lesbian, gay, bisexual, ...
- S. 1391: A bill to require reporting regarding certain drug price increases, and for other ...
- S. 1394: Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act
From Jan 2013 to May 2019, Baldwin missed 7 of 1,887 roll call votes, which is 0.4%. This is better than the median of 1.4% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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