Rep. Dan Kuykendall

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 8th District, Republican

Kuykendall, a Republican, was the representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district from 1973 to 1974.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district (1967-1972).


Our unique analysis of the bills Kuykendall 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 1974. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Kuykendall is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Kuykendall sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Transportation and Public Works (38%) Law (12%) Labor and Employment (12%) Education (8%) Agriculture and Food (8%) Social Welfare (8%) Civil Rights and Liberties, Minority Issues (8%) Environmental Protection (8%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1967 to Dec 1974, Kuykendall missed 547 of 2,648 roll call votes, which is 20.7%. This is much worse than the median of 9.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1974. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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