Sen. Lamar Alexander

Senator from Tennessee

Republican

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 Apr 2015, Alexander missed 130 of 3,970 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is worse than 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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