Rep. William “Bill” Jenkins

Former Representative from Tennessee's 1st District

Elected Positions

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

See Also: Jenkins's Official Website | OpenSecrets | Bioguide


Sponsorship Analysis

Jenkins was a rank-and-file Republican according to GovTrack's own analysis of bill sponsorship from Jenkins’s time serving in the House of Representatives. Jenkins’s bills had a total of 26 cosponsors in the 109th Congress.

Use this chart to compare Jenkins to other members of the House of Representatives in the 109th Congress on leadership and ideology.

This chart is based on principal components analysis for ideology and PageRank for leadership. See 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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