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Sen. Luther Strange

Former Senator for Alabama

pronounced LOO-ther // shtraynj

Strange was a senator from Alabama and was a Republican. He served from 2017 to 2017.

Photo of Sen. Luther Strange [R-AL, 2017-2017]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2017 Report Card for Strange.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

FreedomWorks: 100%

Enacted Legislation

Strange was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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Does 1 not sound like a lot? Very few bills are ever enacted — most legislators sponsor only a handful that are signed into law. But there are other legislative activities that we don’t track that are also important, including offering amendments, committee work and oversight of the other branches, and constituent services.

We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if at least about half of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Missed Votes

From Feb 2017 to Dec 2017, Strange missed 9 of 265 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 1.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 2017. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: