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Rep. William Bynum

Former Representative for Indiana’s 7th District

Bynum was the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1893 to 1895.

He was previously the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893; the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889; and the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887.

Misconudct

Bynum faced an allegation of insulting another member during debate on May 17, 1890. On May. 17, 1890, he was censured 126-104.

May. 17, 1890 Censured 126-104.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1885 to Mar 1895, Bynum missed 469 of 1,890 roll call votes, which is 24.8%. This is better than the median of 37.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1895. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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