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Sen. James Kyle

Former Senator for South Dakota

Kyle was a senator from South Dakota and was most recently a Republican (1897-1901) and previously a Populist (1891-1897). He served from 1891 to 1901.

Photo of Sen. James Kyle [R-SD, 1891-1901]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1892 to Mar 1901, Kyle missed 623 of 1,518 roll call votes, which is 41.0%. This is worse than the median of 31.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1901. 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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