Sen. Morris Sheppard

Former Senator from Texas, Democrat

Sheppard, a Democrat, was a senator from Texas from 1931 to 1941.

He was previously a senator from Texas (1925-1931); a senator from Texas (1913-1925); the representative for Texas's 1st congressional district (1907-1913); the representative for Texas's 1st congressional district (1905-1907); and the representative for Texas's 1st congressional district (1903-1905).

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Voting Record

From Feb 1913 to Apr 1941, Sheppard missed 128 of 4,847 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is better than the median of 18.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1941. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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