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Sen. James Byrnes

Former Senator for South Carolina

Byrnes was a senator from South Carolina and was a Democrat. He served from 1931 to 1941.

He was previously the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1915 to 1923; and the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1911 to 1915.

Photo of Sen. James Byrnes [D-SC, 1931-1941]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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