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Sen. Wilbert “Pappy” O’Daniel

Former Senator for Texas

O’Daniel was a senator from Texas and was a Democrat. He served from 1941 to 1948.

Photo of Sen. Wilbert “Pappy” O’Daniel [D-TX, 1941-1948]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Aug 1941 to Aug 1948, O’Daniel missed 103 of 847 roll call votes, which is 12.2%. This is on par with the median of 9.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1948. 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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