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Rep. Robert Doughton

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 9th District

Doughton was the representative for North Carolina’s 9th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1933 to 1952.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1931 to 1933; the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1927 to 1931; the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1925 to 1927; the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1915 to 1923; and the representative for North Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Democrat from 1911 to 1915.

Photo of Rep. Robert Doughton [D-NC9, 1933-1952]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1911 to Jul 1952, Doughton missed 549 of 4,154 roll call votes, which is 13.2%. This is much worse than the median of 3.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1952. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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