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Sen. Matthew Neely

Former Senator for West Virginia

Neely was a senator from West Virginia and was a Democrat. He served from 1949 to 1958.

He was previously the representative for West Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1945 to 1946; a senator from West Virginia as a Democrat from 1931 to 1941; a senator from West Virginia as a Democrat from 1923 to 1929; the representative for West Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1915 to 1921; and the representative for West Virginia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1913 to 1915.

Photo of Sen. Matthew Neely [D-WV, 1949-1958]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1923 to Aug 1957, Neely missed 554 of 3,167 roll call votes, which is 17.5%. This is much worse than the median of 6.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1957. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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