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Sen. Virgil Chapman

Former Senator for Kentucky

Chapman, a Democrat, was a senator from Kentucky from 1949 to 1951.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district (1935-1948); the representative for Kentucky's at-large district (1933-1934); the representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district (1931-1933); the representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district (1927-1929); and the representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district (1925-1927).

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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