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Rep. William Clay Cole

Former Representative for Missouri’s 6th District

Cole was the representative for Missouri’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1953 to 1954.

He was previously the representative for Missouri’s 3rd congressional district as a Republican from 1943 to 1948.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1943 to Aug 1954, Cole missed 12 of 697 roll call votes, which is 1.7%. This is better than the median of 2.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1954. 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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