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Rep. William Bankhead

Former Representative for Alabama’s 7th District

Bankhead was the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1933 to 1940.

He was previously the representative for Alabama’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1931 to 1933; the representative for Alabama’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1927 to 1931; the representative for Alabama’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1925 to 1927; the representative for Alabama’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1923 to 1925; and the representative for Alabama’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1917 to 1923.

Photo of Rep. William Bankhead [D-AL7, 1933-1940]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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