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Sen. James Heflin

Former Senator for Alabama

Heflin was a senator from Alabama and was a Democrat. He served from 1925 to 1931.

He was previously a senator from Alabama as a Democrat from 1920 to 1925; the representative for Alabama’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1915 to 1920; the representative for Alabama’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1915; the representative for Alabama’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907; and the representative for Alabama’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905.

Photo of Sen. James Heflin [D-AL, 1925-1931]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1920 to Mar 1931, Heflin missed 275 of 1,936 roll call votes, which is 14.2%. This is better than the median of 22.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1931. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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