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Sen. John Thayer

Former Senator for Nebraska

Thayer was a senator from Nebraska and was a Republican. He served from 1867 to 1871.

Photo of Sen. John Thayer [R-NE, 1867-1871]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1867 to Mar 1871, Thayer missed 368 of 1,458 roll call votes, which is 25.2%. This is on par with the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1871. 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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