Rep. William Barksdale

Former Representative from Mississippi’s 3rd District, Democrat

Barksdale, a Democrat, was the representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district from 1859 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district (1857-1859); the representative for Mississippi's 3rd congressional district (1855-1857); and the representative for Mississippi (1853-1855).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1853 to Jan 1861, Barksdale missed 532 of 2,220 roll call votes, which is 24.0%. This is on par with the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jan 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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