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Sen. Allen Caperton

Former Senator for West Virginia

Caperton was a senator from West Virginia and was a Democrat. He served from 1875 to 1877.

Photo of Sen. Allen Caperton [D-WV, 1875-1877]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1875 to Jul 1876, Caperton missed 80 of 289 roll call votes, which is 27.7%. This is on par with the median of 31.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1876. 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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