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Sen. Charles Dietrich

Former Senator for Nebraska

Dietrich was a senator from Nebraska and was a Republican. He served from 1901 to 1905.

Alleged misconduct & resolution

Dietrich faced an allegation of improprieties in postal appointments while Nebraska governor. On Feb. 1, 1904, Dietrich requested an investigation into charges he had accepted bribes for postal appointments even though the charges were dismissed in January 1904. On Apr. 14, 1904, the special committee unanimously exonerated Dietrich and no further action was taken.

Feb. 1, 1904 Senate Dietrich requested an investigation into charges he had accepted bribes for postal appointments even though the charges were dismissed in January 1904.
Apr. 14, 1904 The special committee unanimously exonerated Dietrich and no further action was taken.
Photo of Sen. Charles Dietrich [R-NE, 1901-1905]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1901 to Mar 1905, Dietrich missed 65 of 208 roll call votes, which is 31.2%. This is on par with the median of 29.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1905. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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