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Rep. Thetus Sims

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 8th District

Sims was the representative for Tennessee’s 8th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1915 to 1921.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1915; the representative for Tennessee’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Tennessee’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Tennessee’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Tennessee’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1899 to 1901; and the representative for Tennessee’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1897 to 1899.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1897 to Mar 1921, Sims missed 415 of 2,554 roll call votes, which is 16.2%. This is better than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1921. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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