Sen. Jeremiah Denton Jr. (R)

Former Senator from Alabama

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1981-1986 Senator Alabama
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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 was a member of the Senate in 1986. 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 159 of 2,368 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is on par with the median of 6.0% 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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