Sen. Dennis Chavez

Former Senator from New Mexico, Democrat

Chavez, a Democrat, was a senator from New Mexico from 1935 to 1962.

He was previously the representative for New Mexico's 1st congressional district (1931-1934).

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Voting Record

From May 1935 to Oct 1962, Chavez missed 976 of 3,881 roll call votes, which is 25.1%. This is much worse than the median of 9.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1962. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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