Rep. William “Bill” Jenkins (R)

Former Representative from Tennessee’s 1st District

Elected Positions:

Dates Title State / District
1997-2006 Representative Tennessee's 1st District
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Sponsorship Analysis

Our unique analysis of the bills Jenkins sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.

Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 2006. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Jenkins is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)

Bills Sponsored

Some of Jenkins’s most recently sponsored bills include...

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Voting Record

From Jan 1997 to Dec 2006, Jenkins missed 291 of 5,832 roll call votes, which is 5.0%. This is worse than the median of 2.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 2006. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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