Davis was the representative for Tennessee’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 2003 to 2010.
Davis is shown as a purple triangle ▲ in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot was a member of the House of Representatives in 2010 positioned according to our ideology score (left to right) and our leadership score (leaders are toward the top).
The chart is based on the bills Davis sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 21, 2010. See full 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%) Finance and Financial Sector (7%)
Recently Introduced Bills
Davis recently introduced the following legislation:
- H.R. 4927 (111th): To amend subtitle IV of title 40, United States Code, regarding county …
- H.Res. 889 (111th): Congratulating the National Association of Farm Service Agency County Office Employees (NASCOE) …
- H.Res. 583 (111th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Lester Flatt has …
- H.R. 2876 (111th): Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2009
- H.R. 2035 (111th): Pregnant Women Support Act
- H.R. 1119 (111th): To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the application …
- H.R. 605 (111th): Pregnant Women Support Act
Most legislation has no activity after being introduced.
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. 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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