Sen. James Byrnes

Former Senator from South Carolina, Democrat

Byrnes, a Democrat, was a senator from South Carolina from 1931 to 1941.

He was previously the representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district (1923-1925); the representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district (1915-1923); and the representative for South Carolina's 2nd congressional district (1911-1915).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1931 to Jun 1941, Byrnes missed 125 of 1,195 roll call votes, which is 10.5%. This is better than the median of 18.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1941. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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