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Rep. Thomas Alford

Former Representative for Arkansas’s 5th District

Alford was the representative for Arkansas’s 5th congressional district and was most recently a Democrat (1961-1962) and previously an Ind. Democrat (1959-1960). He served from 1959 to 1962.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1959 to Oct 1962, Alford missed 33 of 420 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is much worse than the median of 2.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1962. 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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