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Sen. Ross Bass

Former Senator for Tennessee

Bass was a senator from Tennessee and was a Democrat. He served from 1964 to 1966.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1955 to 1964.

Photo of Sen. Ross Bass [D-TN, 1964-1966]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1965 to Oct 1966, Bass missed 188 of 497 roll call votes, which is 37.8%. This is much worse than the median of 11.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1966. 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

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