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Rep. William Forney

Former Representative for Alabama’s 7th District

Forney was the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1891 to 1893.

He was previously the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889; the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887; the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1883 to 1885; the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883; the representative for Alabama’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1877 to 1881; and the representative for Alabama as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1875 to Mar 1893, Forney missed 615 of 3,344 roll call votes, which is 18.4%. This is better than the median of 34.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1893. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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