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Sen. James Beck

Former Senator for Kentucky

Beck was a senator from Kentucky and was a Democrat. He served from 1889 to 1891.

He was previously a senator from Kentucky as a Democrat from 1883 to 1889; a senator from Kentucky as a Democrat from 1877 to 1883; the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1873 to 1875; and the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1867 to 1873.

Photo of Sen. James Beck [D-KY, 1889-1891]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1877 to May 1890, Beck missed 1,108 of 3,541 roll call votes, which is 31.3%. This is on par with the median of 35.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1890. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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