Sen. John Bankhead

Former Senator from Alabama, Democrat

Bankhead, a Democrat, was a senator from Alabama from 1907 to 1921.

He was previously the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1905-1907); the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1903-1905); the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1901-1903); the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1899-1901); the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1895-1899); the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1893-1895); the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1891-1893); the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1889-1891); and the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1887-1889).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1908 to Feb 1920, Bankhead missed 830 of 2,305 roll call votes, which is 36.0%. This is worse than the median of 25.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Feb 1920. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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