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Rep. Diana Harshbarger

Representative for Tennessee’s 1st District

Harshbarger is the representative for Tennessee’s 1st congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. She has served since Jan 3, 2021. Harshbarger is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

On January 6, 2021 in the hours after the attack on the Capitol, Harshbarger voted for the exclusion of Arizona and/or Pennsylvania — states narrowly won by Democrats — from the count of Electoral College votes that determined the next President of the United States. Legislators voting to disenfranchise these states were fooled by, or actively participated in, the same lies, conspiracy theories, and preposterous legal arguments about the election that motivated the insurrection at the Capitol.
Photo of Rep. Diana Harshbarger [R-TN1]


Ideology–Leadership Chart

Harshbarger is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).

The chart is based on the bills Harshbarger has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Jun 16, 2021. See full analysis methodology.

Committee Membership

Diana Harshbarger sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Harshbarger voted Nay

Harshbarger voted Nay

Passed 364/62 on May 18, 2021.

Harshbarger voted Nay

Harshbarger voted Nay

Harshbarger voted Nay

Passed 397/16 on Apr 15, 2021.

Harshbarger voted Yea

Harshbarger voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2021 to Jun 2021, Harshbarger missed 1 of 172 roll call votes, which is 0.6%. This is better than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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