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Bernie Sanders (D-VT)

Bernie Sanders


Drug Prices Grade



Contributions 15.0
Soft Data 20.0
Sponsorships 23.0
Votes 25.0
Curve Adjustment* 16.4
Grand Total 99.4

* Please see the full methodology, linked above, for more information about the curve adjustments.

Key Stats

First Election: 2006

Next Election: 2020

Birth Date: 9/08/1941

Donations from Pharma

Donation data provided by the Center for Responsive Politics (
* Includes donations from organizations that are not identified individually in the data set.

NOTE: Amounts listed for the 2020 election cycle represent contributions received to date in the ongoing cycle. Only election cycles from 2018 and earlier will have complete contribution amounts.

Bill Sponsorships

S. 102 Prescription Drug Price Relief Act of 2019Sponsor
S. 1129 Medicare for All Act of 2019Sponsor
S. 2011, Medicare Drug Price Negotiation ActSponsor
S. 469, Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation ActSponsor
S. 495, Medical Innovation Prize Fund ActSponsor
S. 97 Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation ActSponsor
S. 99 Medicare Drug Price Negotiation ActSponsor
S. 1369, Stop Price Gouging ActCosponsor
S. 1801 Affordable Medications ActCosponsor
S. 3166 Prescription Drug Affordability and Access ActCosponsor
S. 637 CURE High Drug Prices ActCosponsor
S. 771, Improving Access To Affordable Prescription Drugs ActCosponsor

Significant Votes

Azar ConfirmationNay
Dorgan Amdt. No. 2793Yea
S. 2554 Know Drug PricesYea
S. 3 Medicare Negotiation 2007Yea
S.Amdt. 178 to S.Con.Res. 3Yea

N/A = Member was not in Congress during this vote.

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