Sen. James Watson

Former Senator from Indiana, Republican

Watson, a Republican, was a senator from Indiana from 1927 to 1933.

He was previously a senator from Indiana (1916-1927); the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district (1907-1909); the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district (1905-1907); the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district (1903-1905); the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district (1901-1903); the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district (1899-1901); and the representative for Indiana's 4th congressional district (1895-1897).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1916 to Mar 1933, Watson missed 824 of 3,078 roll call votes, which is 26.8%. This is worse than the median of 22.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1933. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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