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Sen. Edward Burke

Former Senator for Nebraska

Burke was a senator from Nebraska and was a Democrat. He served from 1935 to 1940.

He was previously the representative for Nebraska’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1933 to 1934.

Photo of Sen. Edward Burke [D-NE, 1935-1940]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1935 to Jan 1941, Burke missed 96 of 633 roll call votes, which is 15.2%. This is on par with the median of 17.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1941. 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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