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Rep. Thomas Abernethy

Former Representative for Mississippi’s 1st District

Abernethy was the representative for Mississippi’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1953 to 1972.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1943 to 1952.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1943 to Oct 1972, Abernethy missed 375 of 4,109 roll call votes, which is 9.1%. This is on par with the median of 10.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1972. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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