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Sen. David Turpie

Former Senator for Indiana


Turpie was a senator from Indiana and was a Democrat. He served from 1893 to 1899.

He was previously a senator from Indiana as a Democrat from 1887 to 1893; and a senator from Indiana as a Democrat from 1863 to 1863.

Photo of Sen. David Turpie [D-IN, 1893-1899]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1863 to Mar 1899, Turpie missed 875 of 2,471 roll call votes, which is 35.4%. This is on par with the median of 33.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1899. 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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