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Rep. Basil Whitener

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 10th District

Whitener was the representative for North Carolina’s 10th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1963 to 1968.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 11th congressional district as a Democrat from 1957 to 1962.

Photo of Rep. Basil Whitener [D-NC10, 1963-1968]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1957 to Oct 1968, Whitener missed 55 of 1,716 roll call votes, which is 3.2%. This is better than the median of 5.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1968. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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