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Rep. William Emerson Barrett

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 7th District

Barrett was the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1895 to 1899.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1895 to Mar 1899, Barrett missed 253 of 345 roll call votes, which is 73.3%. This is much worse than the median of 34.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1899. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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