Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1921
Rep. Sam Sells [R-TN1, 1915-1921] leaves office as Representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district.
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Former Representative from Tennessee’s 1st District, Republican
Sells, a Republican, was the representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district from 1915 to 1921.
He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 1st congressional district (1911-1915).
From Apr 1911 to Mar 1921, Sells missed 586 of 1,304 roll call votes, which is 44.9%. This is much worse than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1921. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1911-Mar 1912||58||44||75.9%||95th|
|Dec 1912-Mar 1913||67||43||64.2%||96th|
|Dec 1913-Feb 1914||24||7||29.2%||67th|
|Dec 1914-Mar 1915||67||47||70.1%||92nd|
|Dec 1915-Feb 1916||16||7||43.8%||90th|
|Dec 1916-Mar 1917||62||28||45.2%||96th|
|Dec 1917-Feb 1918||34||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1918-Mar 1919||63||12||19.0%||47th|
|Dec 1919-Feb 1920||39||8||20.5%||41st|
|Dec 1920-Mar 1921||92||31||33.7%||68th|
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