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Sen. Joseph Blackburn

Former Senator for Kentucky

Blackburn was a senator from Kentucky and was a Democrat. He served from 1901 to 1907.

He was previously a senator from Kentucky as a Democrat from 1891 to 1897; a senator from Kentucky as a Democrat from 1885 to 1891; the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1883 to 1885; the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883; the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1877 to 1881; and the representative for Kentucky’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877.

Photo of Sen. Joseph Blackburn [D-KY, 1901-1907]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1885 to Mar 1907, Blackburn missed 1,050 of 2,678 roll call votes, which is 39.2%. This is worse than the median of 29.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1907. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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