Sen. Lamar Alexander

Senator from Tennessee


Senior Senator

Elected Positions

Dates Title State / District
2003-2020 Senator Tennessee

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2014 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

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

Committee Membership

Lamar Alexander sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2003 to Mar 2015, Alexander missed 127 of 3,881 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is worse than the median of 1.6% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Recent Legislative Activity


S. 620: A bill to clarify rules relating to nondiscriminatory employer wellness programs as such programs relate to premium discounts, rebates, or modifications to otherwise applicable cost sharing under group health plans.

Sponsor: Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN]

This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.

Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN] is the chairman of the committee.

Mar 2, 2015