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Sen. Sam Bratton

Former Senator for New Mexico

Bratton was a senator from New Mexico and was a Democrat. He served from 1931 to 1933.

He was previously a senator from New Mexico as a Democrat from 1925 to 1931.

Alleged misconduct & resolution

Bratton faced an allegation of election irregularities that changed the outcome of the election. On Apr. 30, 1926, the Committee on Privileges and Elections unanimously found that the accuser had failed to prove corruption or a change in the election outcome and recommended no further action. On Apr. 30, 1926, the Senate adopted the committee report.

Apr. 30, 1926 Committee on Privileges and Elections unanimously found that the accuser had failed to prove corruption or a change in the election outcome and recommended no further action.
Apr. 30, 1926 Senate adopted the committee report
Photo of Sen. Sam Bratton [D-NM, 1931-1933]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1925 to Jun 1933, Bratton missed 262 of 1,241 roll call votes, which is 21.1%. This is on par with the median of 19.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1933. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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