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Rep. Mark Green

Representative for Tennessee’s 7th District

pronounced mahrk // green


Green is the representative for Tennessee’s 7th congressional district (view map) and is a Republican. He has served since Jan 3, 2019. Green is next up for reelection in 2022 and serves until Jan 3, 2023.

Green is among the Republican legislators who, by calling for entire states to be disenfranchised in the 2020 presidential election, fomented the terrorist attack on the Capitol on January 6, 2021 that aimed to prevent the determination of the next president of the United States. Shortly after the 2020 election, Green joined a case before the Supreme Court calling for all the votes for president in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin — states that were narrowly won by Democrats — to be discounted, claiming that some voters there followed procedures set by the wrong state officials. The case amplified lies and conspiracy theories that fueled the movement that led to the attack on the Capitol. The Supreme Court rejected the case. Following the rejection of several cases before the Supreme Court, one legislator called for violence. On January 6, 2021 in the hours after the attack on the Capitol, Green voted for the exclusion of Arizona and/or Pennsylvania — states narrowly won by Democrats — from the count of Electoral College votes that determined the next President of the United States.
Photo of Rep. Mark Green [R-TN7]

Analysis

Legislative Metrics

Read our 2020 Report Card for Green.

Ideology–Leadership Chart

Green is shown as a purple triangle in our ideology-leadership chart below. Each dot is a member of the House of Representatives 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 Green has sponsored and cosponsored from Jan 3, 2017 to Mar 3, 2021. See full analysis methodology.

Ratings from Advocacy Organizations

The Club for Growth: 94% Human Rights Campaign: 0% League of Conservation Voters: 0% Planned Parenthood Action Fund: 0%

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Green sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:

Health (20%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (20%) Armed Forces and National Security (15%) Taxation (15%) Government Operations and Politics (10%) Finance and Financial Sector (10%) Economics and Public Finance (10%)

Recent Bills

Some of Green’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

Key Votes

Green voted Nay

Passed 327/85 on Dec 21, 2020.

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, a major government funding bill, which also included economic stimulus provisions due ...

Green voted Yea

Green voted Nay

Green voted Nay

Passed 373/45 on Feb 5, 2020.

Green voted Nay

Green voted Nay

Missed Votes

From Jan 2019 to Mar 2021, Green missed 123 of 1,016 roll call votes, which is 12.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.0% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. 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

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: