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President John Kennedy

Former President of the United States

Kennedy, a Democratic, was President of the United States from 1961 to 1963.

He was previously a senator from Massachusetts (1953-1960; Democrat); and the representative for Massachusetts's 11th congressional district (1947-1952; Democrat).

Photo of President John Kennedy [D, 1961-1963]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1953 to Sep 1960, Kennedy missed 316 of 1,217 roll call votes, which is 26.0%. This is much worse than the median of 7.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Sep 1960. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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