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Sen. Jesse Franklin

Former Senator for North Carolina

Franklin was a senator from North Carolina and was a Republican. He served from 1807 to 1813.

He was previously a senator from North Carolina as a Republican from 1799 to 1805; and the representative for North Carolina’s 3rd congressional district as a Republican from 1795 to 1797.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1799 to Mar 1813, Franklin missed 81 of 721 roll call votes, which is 11.2%. This is on par with the median of 14.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1813. 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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