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Sen. James Phelan

Former Senator for California

Phelan was a senator from California and was a Democrat. He served from 1915 to 1921.

Photo of Sen. James Phelan [D-CA, 1915-1921]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1915 to Mar 1921, Phelan missed 415 of 1,196 roll call votes, which is 34.7%. This is worse than the median of 25.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1921. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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