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Sen. Daniel Voorhees

Former Senator for Indiana

Voorhees was a senator from Indiana and was a Democrat. He served from 1891 to 1897.

He was previously a senator from Indiana as a Democrat from 1885 to 1891; a senator from Indiana as a Democrat from 1877 to 1885; the representative for Indiana’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1869 to 1873; the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1865 to 1867; the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1863 to 1865; and the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1861 to 1863.

Photo of Sen. Daniel Voorhees [D-IN, 1891-1897]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Nov 1877 to Mar 1897, Voorhees missed 2,005 of 4,894 roll call votes, which is 41.0%. This is on par with the median of 35.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1897. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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