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Rep. Thomas Jefferson Murray

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 7th District

Murray was the representative for Tennessee’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1953 to 1966.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1943 to 1952.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1943 to Oct 1966, Murray missed 210 of 2,540 roll call votes, which is 8.3%. This is on par with the median of 7.4% among the lifetime records of representatives 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, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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