Rep. Jere Cooper

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 8th District, Democrat

Cooper, a Democrat, was the representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district from 1953 to 1958.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district (1943-1952); the representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district (1933-1942); the representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district (1931-1933); and the representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district (1929-1931).

Voting Record

From Apr 1929 to Aug 1957, Cooper missed 22 of 2,519 roll call votes, which is 0.9%. This is better than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1957. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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