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Sen. William Spong Jr.

Former Senator for Virginia

Spong was a senator from Virginia and was a Democrat. He served from 1966 to 1972.

Photo of Sen. William Spong [D-VA, 1966-1972]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1967 to Oct 1972, Spong missed 175 of 2,217 roll call votes, which is 7.9%. This is better than the median of 14.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1972. 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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