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Rep. Ed Bryant

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 7th District, Republican

Bryant, a Republican, was the representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district from 1995 to 2002.

Photo of Rep. Ed Bryant [R-TN7, 1995-2002]


Our unique analysis of the bills Bryant 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 2002. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Bryant is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Enacted Legislation

Bryant was the primary sponsor of 1 bill that was enacted:

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We consider a bill enacted if one of the following is true: a) it is enacted itself, b) it has a companion bill in the other chamber (as identified by Congress) which was enacted, or c) if about one third or more of its provisions were incorporated into bills that were enacted (as determined by an automated text analysis, applicable beginning with bills in the 110th Congress).

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Bryant sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (22%) Law (16%) Commerce (13%) Armed Forces and National Security (11%) Crime and Law Enforcement (11%) Economics and Public Finance (11%) Agriculture and Food (9%) Environmental Protection (7%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1995 to Nov 2002, Bryant missed 100 of 4,737 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 2002. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: