Elections and Offices — Jan 3, 2011
Rep. Lincoln Davis [D-TN4, 2003-2010] leaves office as Representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Tennessee’s 4th District, Democrat
Davis, a Democrat, was the representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district from 2003 to 2010.
Our unique analysis of the bills Davis sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Davis is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Davis sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (17%) Housing and Community Development (17%) Social Welfare (15%) Economics and Public Finance (12%) Agriculture and Food (12%) Taxation (10%) Health (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (7%)
Some of Davis’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2003 to Dec 2010, Davis missed 243 of 5,966 roll call votes, which is 4.1%. This is worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2010. ProPublica has tracked 11 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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