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Sen. John Kerr

Former Senator for Maryland

Kerr was a senator from Maryland and was a Whig. He served from 1841 to 1843.

He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district as a Whig from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; and the representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827.

Photo of Sen. John Kerr [W-MD, 1841-1843]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1841 to Mar 1843, Kerr missed 309 of 882 roll call votes, which is 35.0%. This is much worse than the median of 18.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1843. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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