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Rep. Benjamin Whelchel

Former Representative for Georgia’s 9th District

Whelchel was the representative for Georgia’s 9th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1935 to 1944.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1935 to Dec 1944, Whelchel missed 81 of 904 roll call votes, which is 9.0%. This is on par with the median of 7.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1944. 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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