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Rep. Jim Cooper (D-TN 5th District)

15th term Democrat from Tennessee 5th District.


Residence: Nashville

Marital Status: Married (Martha)

Prev. Occupation: Business Owner, Attorney

Prev. Political Exp.: US House, 1983-95, 2003-present

Education: BA University of North Carolina, 1975; BA/MA Oxford University, 1977; JD Harvard University, 1980

Birthdate: 06/19/1954

Birthplace: Nashville, TN

Religion: Episcopal

Percentage in Last Election: 63%

Major Opponent: Stacy Ries Snyder


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Rep. Jim Cooper.

Website: cooper.house.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

1536 Longworth House Office Building,
District of Columbia 20515-4205
Phone: (202) 225-4311
Fax: (202) 226-1035

Nashville Office: (more district offices)

605 Church Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37219
Phone: (615) 736-5295
Fax: (615) 736-7479


Current Elected Office Committees:


Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Lisa Quigley
  • Scheduler: Angela Brown
  • Environment LA: Ella Matthews
  • Dep. Chief of Staff: Jason Lumia
  • Financial Services LA: Jason Lumia
  • Comm. Dir.: Cara Ince
  • Telecomm LA: Cara Ince
  • Veteran Affairs LA: Mike Harmon
  • Military LA: Mike Harmon
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Bess McWherter
  • Foreign Policy LA: Bess McWherter
  • Education LA: Bess McWherter
  • Health LA: Ella Matthews
  • Agriculture LA: Ella Matthews
  • Energy LA: Ella Matthews
  • Elections LA: Jimmy Balser
  • Tax LA: Jason Lumia



Current Elected Office Key Votes:

These are our key votes and this is how Rep. Jim Cooper voted on our issues. Click on each heading to sort.

Status Name of Legislation Date Voted Score
A Johnson of Connecticut Amendment, as Amended; Energy Policy Act of 2005 04/20/2005 Yea Voted For
F Amendment to Budget for FY 2006 03/17/2005 Nay Voted Against

P = Passed Voted For Us= Voted With Us
A = Agreed To Voted Against= Voted Against Us
R = Rejected Not Scored= Not Scored
C = Confirmed Ineligible to Vote= Ineligible to Vote
F = Failed

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Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Rep. Jim Cooper's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Rep. Jim Cooper a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
H.R.1182 - Bill to Amend the Truth in Lending Act Yes Send Message to Rep. Jim Cooper


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