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Sen. Clair Engle

Former Senator for California

Engle was a senator from California and was a Democrat. He served from 1959 to 1964.

He was previously the representative for California’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1943 to 1958.

Photo of Sen. Clair Engle [D-CA, 1959-1964]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1959 to Jun 1964, Engle missed 324 of 1,277 roll call votes, which is 25.4%. This is much worse than the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1964. 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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