Sen. Jeremiah Denton Jr. (R)

Former Senator from Alabama

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1981-1986 Senator Alabama

See Also: Bioguide

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1981 to Oct 1986, Denton missed 157 of 2,366 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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Primary Sources

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