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Rep. Joseph Sayers

Former Representative for Texas’s 9th District

Sayers, a Democrat, was the representative for Texas's 9th congressional district from 1895 to 1899.

He was previously the representative for Texas's 9th congressional district (1893-1895); the representative for Texas's 10th congressional district (1891-1893); the representative for Texas's 10th congressional district (1889-1891); the representative for Texas's 10th congressional district (1887-1889); and the representative for Texas's 10th congressional district (1885-1887).

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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