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Rep. Stephen Sparkman

Former Representative for Florida’s 1st District

Sparkman was the representative for Florida’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1915 to 1917.

He was previously the representative for Florida’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1915; the representative for Florida’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907; the representative for Florida’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1903 to 1905; the representative for Florida’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1901 to 1903; the representative for Florida’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1899 to 1901; and the representative for Florida’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1895 to 1899.

Photo of Rep. Stephen Sparkman [D-FL1, 1915-1917]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1895 to Mar 1917, Sparkman missed 1,079 of 2,111 roll call votes, which is 51.1%. This is much worse than the median of 24.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1917. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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