Rep. John Forester

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 5th District, Anti-Jacksonian

Forester, a Anti-Jacksonian, was the representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district from 1835 to 1837.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district (1833-1835; Jackson).

Voting Record

From Dec 1833 to Mar 1837, Forester missed 281 of 786 roll call votes, which is 35.8%. This is much worse than the median of 21.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1837. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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