Rep. Rodney Alexander

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 5th District, Republican

Alexander, a Republican, was the representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district from 2003 to 2013.

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Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Alexander sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2014. 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)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Alexander sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (17%) Taxation (17%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (17%) Emergency Management (13%) Labor and Employment (9%) Water Resources Development (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Economics and Public Finance (9%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 2003 to Sep 2013, Alexander missed 278 of 8,062 roll call votes, which is 3.4%. This is worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 2013. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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