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Sen. Garrett Davis

Former Senator for Kentucky

Davis was a senator from Kentucky and was a Democrat. He served from 1861 to 1873.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 8th congressional district as a Whig from 1845 to 1847; the representative for Kentucky’s 8th congressional district as a Whig from 1843 to 1845; and the representative for Kentucky’s 12th congressional district as a Whig from 1839 to 1843.

Photo of Sen. Garrett Davis [D-KY, 1861-1873]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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