Rep. John “Jimmy” Duncan Jr.

Representative from Tennessee’s 2nd District, Republican

Duncan, a Republican, has been the representative for Tennessee's 2nd congressional district since Nov 8, 1988 (next election in 2016) (map).



Our unique analysis of the bills Duncan has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Duncan is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

2015 Statistics

Read our 2015 Report Card for Duncan for more statistics.

Committee Membership

John “Jimmy” Duncan Jr. sits on the following committees:

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Duncan sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Government Operations and Politics (24%) Transportation and Public Works (24%) Taxation (18%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (12%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Economics and Public Finance (12%)

Recent Bills

Some of Duncan’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1989 to Sep 2016, Duncan missed 198 of 17,730 roll call votes, which is 1.1%. This is better than the median of 2.3% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 12 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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