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Sen. John Cooper

Former Senator for Kentucky

Cooper was a senator from Kentucky and was a Republican. He served from 1956 to 1972.

He was previously a senator from Kentucky as a Republican from 1952 to 1954; and a senator from Kentucky as a Republican from 1946 to 1948.

Photo of Sen. John Cooper [R-KY, 1956-1972]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1947 to Oct 1972, Cooper missed 523 of 4,921 roll call votes, which is 10.6%. This is better than the median of 14.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1972. 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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