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Sen. John Ingalls

Former Senator for Kansas

Ingalls was a senator from Kansas and was a Republican. He served from 1885 to 1891.

He was previously a senator from Kansas as a Republican from 1873 to 1885.

Alleged misconduct & resolution

Ingalls faced an allegation of bribery and corruption in the election. On Feb. 17, 1880, the Committee on Privileges and Elections concluded that while bribery and corruption were present, there was no evidence tying them to Ingalls or that it had altered election results and therefore the charges should be dismissed.

Feb. 17, 1880 Committee on Privileges and Elections concluded that while bribery and corruption were present, there was no evidence tying them to Ingalls or that it had altered election results and therefore the charges should be dismissed.
Photo of Sen. John Ingalls [R-KS, 1885-1891]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1873 to Mar 1891, Ingalls missed 1,486 of 4,798 roll call votes, which is 31.0%. This is on par with the median of 35.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1891. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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