Rep. William Bankhead

Former Representative from Alabama’s 7th District, Democrat

Bankhead, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 7th congressional district from 1933 to 1940.

He was previously the representative for Alabama's 10th congressional district (1931-1933); the representative for Alabama's 10th congressional district (1927-1931); the representative for Alabama's 10th congressional district (1925-1927); the representative for Alabama's 10th congressional district (1923-1925); and the representative for Alabama's 10th congressional district (1917-1923).

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Voting Record

From Apr 1917 to Nov 1939, Bankhead missed 416 of 1,924 roll call votes, which is 21.6%. This is much worse than the median of 7.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1939. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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