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Rep. Hatton Sumners

Former Representative for Texas’s 5th District

Sumners was the representative for Texas’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1931 to 1946.

He was previously the representative for Texas’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1927 to 1931; the representative for Texas’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1925 to 1927; the representative for Texas’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; the representative for Texas’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1915 to 1923; and the representative for Texas as a Democrat from 1913 to 1915.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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