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Sen. Byron “Pat” Harrison

Former Senator for Mississippi

Harrison, a Democrat, was a senator from Mississippi from 1931 to 1941.

He was previously a senator from Mississippi (1925-1931); a senator from Mississippi (1919-1925); the representative for Mississippi's 6th congressional district (1915-1919); and the representative for Mississippi's 6th congressional district (1911-1915).

Photo of Sen. Byron “Pat” Harrison [D-MS, 1931-1941]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1919 to Jun 1941, Harrison missed 788 of 3,448 roll call votes, which is 22.9%. This is worse than the median of 18.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1941. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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