Vote — Feb 10, 2016 5:11 p.m.
Bill Passed 96/0
Sen. Scott [R-SC]: Yea
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Senator from South Carolina, Republican
Scott, a Republican, has been the Junior senator from South Carolina since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2016).
He was previously the representative for South Carolina's 1st congressional district (2011-2012).
Our unique analysis of the bills Scott has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). Scott is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Tim Scott sits on the following committees:
Scott sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Scott’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Scott missed 28 of 1,016 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is worse than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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