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Sen. Virgil Chapman

Former Senator for Kentucky

Chapman was a senator from Kentucky and was a Democrat. He served from 1949 to 1951.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1935 to 1948; the representative for Kentucky’s at-large district as a Democrat from 1933 to 1934; the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1931 to 1933; the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1927 to 1929; and the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1925 to 1927.

Photo of Sen. Virgil Chapman [D-KY, 1949-1951]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1949 to Mar 1951, Chapman missed 45 of 469 roll call votes, which is 9.6%. This is worse than the median of 7.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1951. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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