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Sen. William Blakley

Former Senator for Texas

Blakley was a senator from Texas and was a Democrat. He served from 1961 to 1961.

He was previously a senator from Texas as a Democrat from 1957 to 1957.

Photo of Sen. William Blakley [D-TX, 1961-1961]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1957 to Jun 1961, Blakley missed 38 of 94 roll call votes, which is 40.4%. This is much worse than the median of 9.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1961. 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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