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Rep. William Venable

Former Representative for Mississippi’s 5th District

Venable was the representative for Mississippi’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1915 to 1921.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1916 to Mar 1921, Venable missed 139 of 755 roll call votes, which is 18.4%. This is better than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1921. 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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