Rep. David Davis [R]

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
2007-2008 Representative Tennessee's 1st District

Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Davis 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 2008. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Davis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Davis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Foreign Trade and International Finance (43%) Education (14%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (14%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Animals (11%) Environmental Protection (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2007 to Dec 2008, Davis missed 33 of 1,876 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2008. ProPublica has tracked 7 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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