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Sen. John Overton

Former Senator for Louisiana

Overton was a senator from Louisiana and was a Democrat. He served from 1933 to 1948.

He was previously the representative for Louisiana’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1931 to 1933.

Photo of Sen. John Overton [D-LA, 1933-1948]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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