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)
Read our 2015 Report Card for Alexander for more statistics.
Lamar Alexander sits on the following committees:
- Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
Senate Committee on Appropriations
- Chairman, Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development
- Member, Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of Defense
- Member, Subcommittee on Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies
- Member, Subcommittee on Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies
- Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources
- Senate Committee on Rules and Administration
Alexander sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of Alexander’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- S. 3383: A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at ...
- S.Res. 560: A resolution designating October 30, 2016, as a national day of remembrance for ...
- S. 3326: State Flexibility to Provide Affordable Health Options Act
- S.J.Res. 38: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, ...
- S.J.Res. 37: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, ...
- S. 3169: A bill to support basic energy research and eliminate the wind production tax ...
- S.Res. 528: A resolution commending the Tennessee Valley Authority on the 80th anniversary of the ...
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From Jan 2003 to Sep 2016, Alexander missed 141 of 4,300 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is worse than the median of 1.7% among the lifetime records of senators currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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