Sen. Jeremiah Denton Jr.
Former Senator from Alabama
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Denton was a far-right Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Denton’s time serving in the Senate.
Use this chart to compare Denton to other members of the Senate in the 99th Congress on leadership and ideology.
This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.
Bill Sponsorship & Cosponsorship
Some of Denton’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 2551 (99th): Youth Suicide Prevention Act of 1986
- S. 2526 (99th): A bill to amend section 673b of title 10, United States Code, ...
- S.Res. 413 (99th): A resolution to recognize the devotion of Bob Hope to the United ...
- S. 2468 (99th): Antiterrorism and Air Security Act of 1986
- S. 2271 (99th): A bill for the relief of Jens-Peter Berndt.
- S.J.Res. 266 (99th): A joint resolution to authorize and request the President to designate the ...
- S.Res. 330 (99th): A resolution establishing a Special Committee on Families, Youth, and Children.
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From Jan 1981 to Oct 1986, Denton missed 156 of 2,359 roll call votes, which is 6.6%. This is worse than the median of 5.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1986. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo
- THOMAS, for sponsored bills