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Rep. Richard Chatham

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 5th District

Chatham was the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1949 to 1956.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1949 to Jul 1956, Chatham missed 83 of 752 roll call votes, which is 11.0%. This is much worse than the median of 2.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1956. 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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