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Sen. John Townsend

Former Senator for Delaware

Townsend was a senator from Delaware and was a Republican. He served from 1929 to 1940.

Photo of Sen. John Townsend [R-DE, 1929-1940]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1929 to Jan 1941, Townsend missed 345 of 1,577 roll call votes, which is 21.9%. This is on par with the median of 17.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1941. 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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