Sen. Thad Cochran


Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
1978-2015 Senator Mississippi
1973-1978 Representative Mississippi's 4th District

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2013 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Cochran is a moderate Republican follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Cochran’s bills have had a total of 51 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Cochran to other members of the Senate on leadership and ideology.

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Committee Membership

Thad Cochran sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Feb 1979 to Jul 2014, Cochran missed 420 of 12,627 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity