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Sen. Henrik Shipstead

Former Senator for Minnesota

Shipstead was a senator from Minnesota and was most recently a Republican (1935-1946) and previously a Farmer-Labor (1923-1934). He served from 1923 to 1946.

Photo of Sen. Henrik Shipstead [R-MN, 1923-1946]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1923 to Aug 1946, Shipstead missed 708 of 2,895 roll call votes, which is 24.5%. This is much worse than the median of 13.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1946. 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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