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Sen. Furnifold Simmons

Former Senator for North Carolina

Simmons was a senator from North Carolina and was a Democrat. He served from 1925 to 1931.

He was previously a senator from North Carolina as a Democrat from 1907 to 1925; a senator from North Carolina as a Democrat from 1901 to 1907; and the representative for North Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889.

Photo of Sen. Furnifold Simmons [D-NC, 1925-1931]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1901 to Mar 1931, Simmons missed 1,138 of 4,698 roll call votes, which is 24.2%. This is on par with the median of 22.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1931. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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