Rep. Hatton Sumners

Former Representative from Texas’s 5th District, Democrat

Sumners, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 5th congressional district from 1931 to 1946.

He was previously the representative for Texas's 5th congressional district (1927-1931); the representative for Texas's 5th congressional district (1925-1927); the representative for Texas's 5th congressional district (1923-1925); the representative for Texas's 5th congressional district (1915-1923); and the representative for Texas (1913-1915).

Voting Record

From Apr 1913 to Aug 1946, Sumners missed 561 of 3,273 roll call votes, which is 17.1%. This is much worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1946. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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