Rep. James Priest

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 5th District, Democrat

Priest, a Democrat, was the representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district from 1953 to 1956.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district (1943-1952); and the representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district (1941-1942; Ind. Democrat).

Voting Record

From Jan 1941 to Jul 1956, Priest missed 22 of 1,453 roll call votes, which is 1.5%. This is better than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1956. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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