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Rep. Ellis Berry

Former Representative for South Dakota’s 2nd District

Berry was the representative for South Dakota’s 2nd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1951 to 1970.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1951 to Dec 1970, Berry missed 355 of 2,636 roll call votes, which is 13.5%. This is worse than the median of 8.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1970. 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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