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Sen. Ollie James

Former Senator for Kentucky

James was a senator from Kentucky and was a Democrat. He served from 1913 to 1919.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1913; the representative for Kentucky’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907; and the representative for Kentucky’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905.

Photo of Sen. Ollie James [D-KY, 1913-1919]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1913 to Aug 1918, James missed 369 of 1,286 roll call votes, which is 28.7%. This is on par with the median of 29.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1918. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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