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Rep. John Rankin

Former Representative for Mississippi’s 1st District

Rankin was the representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1931 to 1952.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1927 to 1931; the representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1925 to 1927; the representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; and the representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1921 to 1923.

Photo of Rep. John Rankin [D-MS1, 1931-1952]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1921 to Jul 1952, Rankin missed 41 of 2,850 roll call votes, which is 1.4%. This is better than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1952. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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