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Rep. Leonard Blanton

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 7th District

Blanton was the representative for Tennessee’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1967 to 1972.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1972, Blanton missed 438 of 1,570 roll call votes, which is 27.9%. This is much worse than the median of 10.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1972. 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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