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Sen. Daniel Sturgeon

Former Senator for Pennsylvania

Sturgeon was a senator from Pennsylvania and was a Democrat. He served from 1845 to 1851.

He was previously a senator from Pennsylvania as a Democrat from 1840 to 1845.

Photo of Sen. Daniel Sturgeon [D-PA, 1845-1851]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1840 to Mar 1851, Sturgeon missed 513 of 2,669 roll call votes, which is 19.2%. This is on par with the median of 19.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1851. 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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