Sen. Jesse Bright

Former Senator from Indiana, Democrat

Bright, a Democrat, was a senator from Indiana from 1857 to 1863.

He was previously a senator from Indiana (1851-1857); and a senator from Indiana (1845-1851).


Voting Record

From Mar 1845 to Feb 1862, Bright missed 1,197 of 4,051 roll call votes, which is 29.5%. This is worse than the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Feb 1862. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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