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Sen. Isham Harris

Former Senator for Tennessee

Harris was a senator from Tennessee and was a Democrat. He served from 1895 to 1897.

He was previously a senator from Tennessee as a Democrat from 1889 to 1895; a senator from Tennessee as a Democrat from 1883 to 1889; a senator from Tennessee as a Democrat from 1877 to 1883; the representative for Tennessee’s 9th congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853; and the representative for Tennessee’s 9th congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851.

Photo of Sen. Isham Harris [D-TN, 1895-1897]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1877 to Jul 1897, Harris missed 1,385 of 5,097 roll call votes, which is 27.2%. This is better than the median of 33.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1897. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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