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Rep. Rufus Lester

Former Representative for Georgia’s 1st District

Lester was the representative for Georgia’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1905 to 1907.

He was previously the representative for Georgia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Georgia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Georgia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1899 to 1901; the representative for Georgia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1895 to 1899; the representative for Georgia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1893 to 1895; the representative for Georgia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893; and the representative for Georgia’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891.

Photo of Rep. Rufus Lester [D-GA1, 1905-1907]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1889 to Jun 1906, Lester missed 647 of 2,121 roll call votes, which is 30.5%. This is on par with the median of 30.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 1906. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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