Vote — Feb 11, 2016 1:43 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 93/0
Sen. Baldwin [D-WI]: Yea
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Senator from Wisconsin, Democrat
Baldwin, a Democrat, has been the Junior senator from Wisconsin since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018).
She was previously the representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district (1999-2012).
Our unique analysis of the bills Baldwin 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). Baldwin is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Tammy Baldwin sits on the following committees:
Baldwin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (28%) Education (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Commerce (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (8%) Science, Technology, Communications (8%) Government Operations and Politics (8%)
Some of Baldwin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Baldwin missed 3 of 1,019 roll call votes, which is 0.3%. This is better than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 51 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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