Vote — Feb 11, 2016 4:55 p.m.
Rep. Fincher [R-TN8]: Not Voting
GovTrack Insider, our Kickstarter-backed work to summarize bills in Congress, has resumed. Here’s what we’ve been up to:
Representative from Tennessee’s 8th District, Republican
Fincher, a Republican, has been the representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district since Jan 5, 2011 (next election in 2016) (map).
Our unique analysis of the bills Fincher 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). Fincher is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Stephen Fincher sits on the following committees:
Fincher sponsors bills primarily in these issue areas:
Finance and Financial Sector (31%) Taxation (14%) Housing and Community Development (14%) Health (11%) Armed Forces and National Security (9%) Government Operations and Politics (9%) Agriculture and Food (6%) Foreign Trade and International Finance (6%)
Some of Fincher’s most recently sponsored bills include...
View All » (including bills from previous years)
From Jan 2011 to Feb 2016, Fincher missed 178 of 3,583 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.2% among the lifetime records of representatives currently serving. ProPublica has tracked 34 explanations for these missed votes. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: