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Representative from Tennessee’s 4th District, Republican
DesJarlais, a Republican, has been the representative for Tennessee's 4th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills DesJarlais has sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his 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). DesJarlais is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Scott DesJarlais sits on the following committees:
DesJarlais sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Some of DesJarlais’s most recently sponsored bills include...
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From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, DesJarlais missed 183 of 3,595 roll call votes, which is 5.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 9 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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