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Sen. John Williams

Former Senator for Mississippi

Williams was a senator from Mississippi and was a Democrat. He served from 1911 to 1923.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1909; the representative for Mississippi’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Mississippi’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1899 to 1901; the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1895 to 1899; and the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1893 to 1895.

Photo of Sen. John Williams [D-MS, 1911-1923]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1911 to Mar 1923, Williams missed 1,051 of 2,915 roll call votes, which is 36.1%. This is worse than the median of 28.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1923. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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