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Sen. William Umstead

Former Senator for North Carolina

Umstead was a senator from North Carolina and was a Democrat. He served from 1946 to 1948.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1933 to 1938.

Photo of Sen. William Umstead [D-NC, 1946-1948]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1947 to Aug 1948, Umstead missed 12 of 245 roll call votes, which is 4.9%. This is better than the median of 9.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1948. 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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