Rep. Diane Black

Representative from Tennessee’s 6th District, Republican

Black, a Republican, has been the representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).

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2015 Report Card

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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Black has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Black is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Committee Membership

Diane Black sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Black sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (52%) Taxation (17%) Immigration (11%) Economics and Public Finance (6%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 2011 to Jun 2016, Black missed 109 of 3,855 roll call votes, which is 2.8%. This is on par with the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 32 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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