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Sen. Francis Blair Jr.

Former Senator for Missouri

Blair was a senator from Missouri and was a Democrat. He served from 1871 to 1873.

He was previously the representative for Missouri’s 1st congressional district as an Unconditional Unionist from 1863 to 1865; the representative for Missouri’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1861 to 1863; the representative for Missouri’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1859 to 1861; and the representative for Missouri’s 1st congressional district as an Ind. Democrat from 1857 to 1859.

Photo of Sen. Francis Blair [D-MO, 1871-1873]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1870 to Mar 1873, Blair missed 290 of 963 roll call votes, which is 30.1%. This is on par with the median of 31.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1873. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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