Rep. Barton “Bart” Gordon

Former Representative from Tennessee's 6th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1985-2010 Representative,
Tennessee's 6th District

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Sponsorship Analysis

Gordon was a centrist Democratic leader according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Gordon’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Gordon’s bills had a total of 650 cosponsors in the 111th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Gordon to other members of the House of Representatives in the 111th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1985 to Dec 2010, Gordon missed 604 of 15,489 roll call votes, which is 3.9%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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Recent Legislative Activity