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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

Issue Areas

Jones sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (50%) Finance and Financial Sector (50%)

Recent Bills

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Jones’s Vote Vote Description
Yea On the Nomination PN1644: Thomas S. Kleeh, of West Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia
Oct 11, 2018. Nomination Confirmed 65/30.
Yea On the Nomination PN1620: Charles P. Rettig, of California, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue for the term expiring November 12, 2022
Sep 12, 2018. Nomination Confirmed 64/33.
Yea On the Nomination PN1525: Dominic W. Lanza, of Arizona, to be United States District Judge for the District of Arizona
Sep 6, 2018. Nomination Confirmed 60/35.
Yea H.R. 2: Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018
Jun 28, 2018. Bill Passed 86/11.
See the Congressional Research Service's 122-page summary of the bill. * * * H.R. 2 amends and extends major programs for income support, food and nutrition, land conservation, trade promotion, rural development, research, forestry, horticulture, and other miscellaneous programs administered by the Department of Agriculture ...
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 ...

Missed Votes

From Jan 2018 to Dec 2018, Jones missed 5 of 255 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is on par with 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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