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Rep. Joseph Byrns Jr.

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 5th District

Byrns was the representative for Tennessee’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1939 to 1940.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1939 to Dec 1940, Byrns missed 4 of 227 roll call votes, which is 1.8%. This is better than the median of 7.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1940. 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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