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Rep. William Colmer

Former Representative for Mississippi’s 5th District

Colmer was the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1963 to 1972.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1933 to 1962.

Photo of Rep. William Colmer [D-MS5, 1963-1972]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1933 to Oct 1972, Colmer missed 503 of 5,000 roll call votes, which is 10.1%. This is on par with the median of 10.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1972. 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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