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Rep. William Graves

Former Representative for Kentucky’s 8th District


Graves was the representative for Kentucky’s 8th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1839 to 1841.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 8th congressional district as a Whig from 1837 to 1839; and the representative for Kentucky’s 8th congressional district as a Whig from 1835 to 1837.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1835 to Mar 1841, Graves missed 623 of 1,685 roll call votes, which is 37.0%. This is worse than the median of 30.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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