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Sen. Francis Kernan

Former Senator for New York

Kernan was a senator from New York and was a Democrat. He served from 1875 to 1881.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 21st congressional district as a Democrat from 1863 to 1865.

Photo of Sen. Francis Kernan [D-NY, 1875-1881]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1875 to Mar 1881, Kernan missed 253 of 1,588 roll call votes, which is 15.9%. This is better than the median of 29.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1881. 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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