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Representative from Tennessee’s 7th District, Republican
Blackburn, a Republican, has been the representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district since Jan 7, 2003 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Blackburn has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into her position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below is a member of the House of Representatives. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Blackburn is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Marsha Blackburn sits on the following committees:
Blackburn sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Health (34%) Economics and Public Finance (19%) Science, Technology, Communications (12%) Immigration (10%) Government Operations and Politics (7%) Housing and Community Development (7%) Public Lands and Natural Resources (5%) Social Welfare (5%)
Some of Blackburn’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2003 to Feb 2016, Blackburn missed 205 of 9,542 roll call votes, which is 2.1%. This is on par with the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 19 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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