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Rep. William Nelson

Former Representative for Missouri’s 2nd District

Nelson, a Democrat, was the representative for Missouri's 2nd congressional district from 1935 to 1942.

He was previously the representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district (1931-1933); the representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district (1927-1931); the representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district (1925-1927); and the representative for Missouri's 8th congressional district (1919-1921).

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1919 to Nov 1942, Nelson missed 66 of 1,499 roll call votes, which is 4.4%. This is better than the median of 6.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Nov 1942. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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