Sen. Garrett Davis

Former Senator from Kentucky, Democrat

Davis, a Democrat, was a senator from Kentucky from 1861 to 1873.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 8th congressional district (1845-1847; Whig); the representative for Kentucky's 8th congressional district (1843-1845; Whig); and the representative for Kentucky's 12th congressional district (1839-1843; Whig).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1861 to Dec 1872, Davis missed 1,065 of 3,837 roll call votes, which is 27.8%. This is on par with the median of 31.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1872. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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