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Sen. Howell Jackson

Former Senator for Tennessee

Jackson was a senator from Tennessee and was a Democrat. He served from 1881 to 1887.

Photo of Sen. Howell Jackson [D-TN, 1881-1887]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1881 to Dec 1886, Jackson missed 347 of 1,505 roll call votes, which is 23.1%. This is better than the median of 30.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1886. 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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