Sen. John Bell (A)

Former Senator from Tennessee

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1853-1859 Senator Tennessee
1847-1853 Senator Tennessee
1839-1841 Representative Tennessee's 7th District
1837-1839 Representative Tennessee's 7th District
1835-1837 Representative Tennessee's 7th District
1833-1835 Representative Tennessee's 7th District
1831-1833 Representative Tennessee's 7th District
1829-1831 Representative Tennessee's 7th District
1827-1829 Representative Tennessee's 7th District
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Voting Record

From Dec 1847 to Mar 1859, Bell missed 807 of 2,898 roll call votes, which is 27.8%. This is on par with the median of 25.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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