Rep. John Atkins

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).

Voting Record

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.

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