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Rep. Martin Dies Jr.

Former Representative for Texas’s At-Large District

Dies was the representative for Texas’s at-large district and was a Democrat. He served from 1953 to 1958.

He was previously the representative for Texas’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1931 to 1944.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1931 to Aug 1958, Dies missed 248 of 1,659 roll call votes, which is 14.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1958. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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