Sen. John Overton

Former Senator from Louisiana, Democrat

Overton, a Democrat, was a senator from Louisiana from 1933 to 1948.

He was previously the representative for Louisiana's 8th congressional district (1931-1933).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1933 to May 1948, Overton missed 341 of 1,700 roll call votes, which is 20.1%. This is much worse than the median of 9.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1948. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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