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Rep. Joseph Sayers

Former Representative for Texas’s 9th District

Sayers was the representative for Texas’s 9th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1895 to 1899.

He was previously the representative for Texas’s 9th congressional district as a Democrat from 1893 to 1895; the representative for Texas’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893; the representative for Texas’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; the representative for Texas’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889; and the representative for Texas’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887.

Photo of Rep. Joseph Sayers [D-TX9, 1895-1899]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1885 to Jan 1899, Sayers missed 313 of 2,207 roll call votes, which is 14.2%. This is better than the median of 34.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1899. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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