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Rep. Charles Boatner

Former Representative for Louisiana’s 5th District

Boatner was the representative for Louisiana’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1895 to 1897.

He was previously the representative for Louisiana’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1893 to 1895; the representative for Louisiana’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893; and the representative for Louisiana’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891.

Photo of Rep. Charles Boatner [D-LA5, 1895-1897]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1889 to Mar 1897, Boatner missed 607 of 1,351 roll call votes, which is 44.9%. This is on par with the median of 36.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1897. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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