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Rep. John Gaines

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 6th District

Gaines was the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1907 to 1909.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1899 to 1901; and the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1897 to 1899.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1897 to Mar 1909, Gaines missed 331 of 1,050 roll call votes, which is 31.5%. This is on par with the median of 30.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1909. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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