Sen. John Breckinridge

Former Senator from Kentucky, Democrat

Breckinridge, a Democrat, was a senator from Kentucky from 1861 to 1861.

He was previously Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate) (1857-1861; Democratic); the representative for Kentucky's 8th congressional district (1853-1855); and the representative for Kentucky's 8th congressional district (1851-1853).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1861 to Aug 1861, Breckinridge missed 28 of 121 roll call votes, which is 23.1%. This is on par with the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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