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Sen. Clinton Anderson

Former Senator for New Mexico

Anderson was a senator from New Mexico and was a Democrat. He served from 1949 to 1972.

He was previously the representative for New Mexico’s at-large district as a Democrat from 1941 to 1945.

Photo of Sen. Clinton Anderson [D-NM, 1949-1972]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1949 to Oct 1972, Anderson missed 1,001 of 5,661 roll call votes, which is 17.7%. This is worse than the median of 14.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1972. 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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