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Rep. George Jones

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 6th District

Jones was the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1857 to 1859.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1855 to 1857; the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; the representative for Tennessee’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853; the representative for Tennessee’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851; the representative for Tennessee’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849; the representative for Tennessee’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847; and the representative for Tennessee’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1843 to Mar 1859, Jones missed 375 of 4,628 roll call votes, which is 8.1%. This is better than the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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