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Sen. James Scrugham

Former Senator for Nevada

Scrugham was a senator from Nevada and was a Democrat. He served from 1942 to 1945.

He was previously the representative for Nevada’s at-large district as a Democrat from 1933 to 1940.

Photo of Sen. James Scrugham [D-NV, 1942-1945]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1943 to Jun 1945, Scrugham missed 108 of 268 roll call votes, which is 40.3%. This is much worse than the median of 13.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1945. 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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