Sen. Alan “Al” Franken (D)

Senator from Minnesota

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2009-2020 Senator Minnesota

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Franken 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). Franken is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Alan “Al” Franken sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jul 2009 to May 2015, Franken missed 11 of 1,817 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 1.5% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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