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Sen. Eugene McCarthy

Former Senator for Minnesota

McCarthy, a Democrat, was a senator from Minnesota from 1959 to 1970.

He was previously the representative for Minnesota’s 4th congressional district (1949-1958).

Photo of Sen. Eugene McCarthy [D-MN, 1959-1970]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1959 to Dec 1970, McCarthy missed 1,087 of 3,143 roll call votes, which is 34.6%. This is much worse than the median of 14.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1970. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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