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Sen. John Mitchell

Former Senator for Wisconsin

Mitchell was a senator from Wisconsin and was a Democrat. He served from 1893 to 1899.

He was previously the representative for Wisconsin’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893.

Photo of Sen. John Mitchell [D-WI, 1893-1899]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1893 to Mar 1899, Mitchell missed 495 of 1,139 roll call votes, which is 43.5%. This is worse than the median of 33.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1899. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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