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Rep. James Peterson

Former Representative for Florida’s 1st District

Peterson was the representative for Florida’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1933 to 1950.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1933 to Jan 1951, Peterson missed 118 of 1,716 roll call votes, which is 6.9%. This is much worse than the median of 3.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1951. 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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