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Rep. Edward Robeson

Former Representative for Virginia’s 1st District

Robeson was the representative for Virginia’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1949 to 1958.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1950 to Aug 1958, Robeson missed 22 of 759 roll call votes, which is 2.9%. This is on par with the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1958. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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