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Rep. Ross Collins

Former Representative for Mississippi’s 5th District

Collins was the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1937 to 1942.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1931 to 1934; the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1927 to 1931; the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1925 to 1927; the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; and the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1921 to 1923.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1921 to Nov 1942, Collins missed 293 of 1,631 roll call votes, which is 18.0%. This is much worse than the median of 6.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1942. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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