Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1883
Rep. John Atkins [D-TN8, 1881-1883] leaves office as Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district.
Former Representative from Tennessee’s 8th District, Democrat
Atkins, a Democrat, was the representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district from 1881 to 1883.
He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district (1877-1881); the representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district (1875-1877); the representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district (1873-1875); and the representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district (1857-1859).
From Dec 1857 to Mar 1883, Atkins missed 484 of 2,515 roll call votes, which is 19.2%. This is better than the median of 28.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1883. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1857-Feb 1858||104||18||17.3%||42nd|
|Dec 1858-Mar 1859||196||31||15.8%||46th|
|Dec 1873-Feb 1874||78||16||20.5%||65th|
|Dec 1874-Mar 1875||235||48||20.4%||47th|
|Dec 1875-Mar 1876||60||2||3.3%||11th|
|Dec 1876-Mar 1877||125||20||16.0%||43rd|
|Dec 1877-Feb 1878||56||13||23.2%||68th|
|Dec 1878-Mar 1879||116||19||16.4%||42nd|
|Dec 1879-Feb 1880||35||21||60.0%||94th|
|Dec 1880-Mar 1881||119||28||23.5%||44th|
|Dec 1881-Mar 1882||75||16||21.3%||29th|
|Dec 1882-Mar 1883||100||17||17.0%||23rd|
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