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Rep. William McFarland

Former Representative for Tennessee’s 1st District

McFarland was the representative for Tennessee’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1875 to 1877.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1875 to Mar 1877, McFarland missed 117 of 328 roll call votes, which is 35.7%. This is worse than the median of 26.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1877. 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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