Vote — Feb 9, 2016 2:18 p.m.
Nomination Confirmed 90/0
Sen. Kaine [D-VA]: Yea
Senator from Virginia, Democrat
Kaine, a Democrat, has been the Junior senator from Virginia since Jan 3, 2013 (next election in 2018).
Our unique analysis of the bills Kaine 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). Kaine is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Timothy Kaine sits on the following committees:
Kaine sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Education (34%) International Affairs (17%) Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (10%) Environmental Protection (7%) Labor and Employment (7%) Native Americans (7%)
Some of Kaine’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2013 to Feb 2016, Kaine missed 10 of 1,014 roll call votes, which is 1.0%. This is better 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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