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Sen. Joseph Anderson

Former Senator for Tennessee

Anderson was a senator from Tennessee and was a Republican. He served from 1803 to 1815.

He was previously a senator from Tennessee as a Republican from 1799 to 1803; and a senator from Tennessee as a Republican from 1797 to 1799.

Photo of Sen. Joseph Anderson [R-TN, 1803-1815]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1797 to Mar 1815, Anderson missed 219 of 1,347 roll call votes, which is 16.3%. This is on par with the median of 14.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1815. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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