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Sen. James Doolittle

Former Senator for Wisconsin

Doolittle was a senator from Wisconsin and was a Republican. He served from 1863 to 1869.

He was previously a senator from Wisconsin as a Republican from 1857 to 1863.

Photo of Sen. James Doolittle [R-WI, 1863-1869]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1857 to Mar 1869, Doolittle missed 819 of 3,924 roll call votes, which is 20.9%. This is on par with the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1869. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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