Sen. Tim Scott [R]

Senator from South Carolina

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2013-2016 Senator South Carolina
2011-2012 Representative South Carolina's 1st District

2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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)

Committee Membership

Tim Scott sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Scott sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (58%) Labor and Employment (10%) Taxation (8%) Government Operations and Politics (6%) Education (6%) Crime and Law Enforcement (6%) Health (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2013 to Nov 2015, Scott missed 24 of 966 roll call votes, which is 2.5%. This is worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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