Rep. Dewey Short

Former Representative from Missouri’s 7th District, Republican

Short, a Republican, was the representative for Missouri's 7th congressional district from 1935 to 1956.

He was previously the representative for Missouri's 14th congressional district (1929-1931).


Voting Record

From Apr 1929 to Jul 1956, Short missed 238 of 2,153 roll call votes, which is 11.1%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1956. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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