Rep. Clifford Allen

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 5th District, Democrat

Allen, a Democrat, was the representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district from 1975 to 1978.


Our unique analysis of the bills Allen 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 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Allen is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Allen sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Energy (31%) Private Legislation (22%) Government Operations and Politics (13%) Finance and Financial Sector (9%) Social Welfare (7%) Education (7%) Health (7%) Taxation (4%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Dec 1975 to Jun 1978, Allen missed 187 of 1,846 roll call votes, which is 10.1%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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