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Rep. James Gorrall Blair

Former Representative for Missouri’s 8th District

Blair was the representative for Missouri’s 8th congressional district and was a Liberal Republican. He served from 1871 to 1873.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1871 to Mar 1873, Blair missed 175 of 517 roll call votes, which is 33.8%. This is worse than the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1873. 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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