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Sen. Doug Jones

Senator for Alabama

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Jones is the junior senator from Alabama and is a Democrat. He has served since Jan 3, 2018. Jones is next up for reelection in 2020.

Photo of Sen. Doug Jones [D-AL]


Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

NumbersUSA: 25%

Committee Membership

Doug Jones sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Jones’s Vote Vote Description
Yea On the Nomination PN1411: Kurt D. Engelhardt, of Louisiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit
May 9, 2018. Nomination Confirmed 62/34.
Yea S. 2155: Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
Mar 14, 2018. Bill Passed 67/31.
Even some Democrats believe that the 2010 law passed in response to the Great Recession went too far and may have inadvertently punished smaller loaning and lending institutions. The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Actwould pare some of those rules back — and ...
Yea H.R. 1892: Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018; Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018, the SUSTAIN Care Act of 2018; Family First Prevention Services Act.; Honoring Hometown ...
Feb 9, 2018. Motion Agreed to 71/28.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of funding for the federal government through March 23, 2018, to avert a government shutdown that would have occurred on February 9, 2018 had this bill not been enacted. The bill was introduced as the Honoring Hometown Heroes ...
Yea On the Nomination PN1371: Alex Michael Azar II, of Indiana, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
Jan 24, 2018. Nomination Confirmed 55/43.
Yea S. 139: FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017
Jan 18, 2018. Motion Agreed to 65/34.
This bill became the vehicle for passage of the FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017. The bill would extend so-called "section 702" government surveillance under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. The bill was originally introduced and passed the Senate in 2017 as the Rapid DNA ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2018 to Jun 2018, Jones missed 3 of 129 roll call votes, which is 2.3%. This is worse 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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