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Rep. Sam Russell

Former Representative for Texas’s 17th District

Russell was the representative for Texas’s 17th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1941 to 1946.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1941 to Aug 1946, Russell missed 41 of 538 roll call votes, which is 7.6%. This is worse than the median of 4.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1946. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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