Rep. Harold Ford

Former Representative from Tennessee's 9th District

Elected Positions

Dates Title / State / District
1983-1996 Representative,
Tennessee's 9th District
1975-1982 Representative,
Tennessee's 8th District

See Also: Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Ford was a moderate Democratic follower according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Ford’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Ford’s bills had a total of 0 cosponsors in the 104th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Ford to other members of the House of Representatives in the 104th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See analysis methodology.

Bills Sponsored

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1975 to Sep 1996, Ford missed 2,211 of 11,830 roll call votes, which is 18.7%. This is worse than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1996. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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