Sen. Tim Johnson

South Dakota

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1997-2015 Senator,
South Dakota
1993-1996 Representative,
South Dakota's At-Large District
1987-1992 Representative,
South Dakota's 1st District

See Also: Johnson's Official Website | @SenJohnsonSD | OpenSecrets | VoteSmart | Bioguide | C-SPAN

Track Him

New: 2013 Report Card

Read our new 2013 Report Card for Johnson »

Sponsorship Analysis

Johnson is a rank-and-file Democrat according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship. Johnson’s bills have had a total of 36 cosponsors in the 113th Congress.

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

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Tim Johnson sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

View All » (including bills from previous years)

Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Apr 2014, Johnson missed 402 of 5,474 roll call votes, which is 7.3%. This is worse than the median of 1.8% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

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