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Sen. James Lewis

Former Senator for Illinois

Lewis was a senator from Illinois and was a Democrat. He served from 1931 to 1939.

He was previously a senator from Illinois as a Democrat from 1913 to 1919; and the representative for Washington as a Democrat from 1897 to 1899.

Photo of Sen. James Lewis [D-IL, 1931-1939]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1913 to Apr 1939, Lewis missed 991 of 2,249 roll call votes, which is 44.1%. This is much worse than the median of 17.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1939. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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