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Sen. Joseph Bristow

Former Senator for Kansas

Bristow was a senator from Kansas and was a Republican. He served from 1909 to 1915.

Photo of Sen. Joseph Bristow [R-KS, 1909-1915]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Apr 1909 to Mar 1915, Bristow missed 136 of 1,234 roll call votes, which is 11.0%. This is better than the median of 30.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1915. 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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