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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Baldwin for more statistics.
Tammy Baldwin sits on the following committees:
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Member, Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- 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
- Senate Committee on the Budget
- Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
- Ranking Member, Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management
- Member, Subcommittee on Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations
Baldwin sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (23%) Education (21%) Armed Forces and National Security (16%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Commerce (9%) Crime and Law Enforcement (7%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (7%)
Some of Baldwin’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3231: Stronger Way Act
- S. 3154: BRAVE Act
- S. 3142: Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2016
- S. 3134: LGBT Data Inclusion Act
- S. 3131: Made in America Water Infrastructure Act
- S.Res. 511: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 26, 2016, as “LGBT ...
- S. 3089: Fair Employment Protection Act of 2016
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From Jan 2013 to Jul 2016, Baldwin missed 3 of 1,130 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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