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Rep. William Houston

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 5th District

Houston was the representative for Tennessee’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1915 to 1919.

He was previously the representative for Tennessee’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1907 to 1915; and the representative for Tennessee’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1905 to 1907.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1905 to Mar 1919, Houston missed 300 of 1,613 roll call votes, which is 18.6%. This is better than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1919. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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