Rep. Robin Beard Jr.

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 6th District, Republican

Beard, a Republican, was the representative for Tennessee's 6th congressional district from 1973 to 1982.



Our unique analysis of the bills Beard 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 1982. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Beard is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Issue Areas

Beard sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:

Armed Forces and National Security (21%) Crime and Law Enforcement (17%) Government Operations and Politics (16%) Labor and Employment (13%) Taxation (13%) Environmental Protection (8%) Economics and Public Finance (5%) Health (5%)

Recent Bills

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

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Voting Record

From Jan 1973 to Dec 1982, Beard missed 728 of 5,979 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. This is worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1982. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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