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Rep. Otho Singleton

Former Representative for Mississippi’s 5th District

Singleton was the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1885 to 1887.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1883 to 1885; the representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883; the representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1877 to 1881; the representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877; the representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1859 to 1861; the representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1857 to 1859; and the representative for Mississippi’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855.

Photo of Rep. Otho Singleton [D-MS5, 1885-1887]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1853 to Mar 1887, Singleton missed 1,036 of 3,631 roll call votes, which is 28.5%. This is on par with the median of 28.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1887. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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