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Rep. James Sutton

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 6th District

Sutton was the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1953 to 1954.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1949 to 1952.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1949 to Aug 1954, Sutton missed 20 of 603 roll call votes, which is 3.3%. This is on par with the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1954. 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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