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Rep. James Slayden

Former Representative for Texas’s 14th District

Slayden was the representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1915 to 1919.

He was previously the representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1915; the representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Texas’s 14th congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Texas’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Texas’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1899 to 1901; and the representative for Texas’s 12th congressional district as a Democrat from 1897 to 1899.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1897 to Mar 1919, Slayden missed 718 of 2,215 roll call votes, which is 32.4%. This is worse than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1919. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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