Sen. Joseph Kent

Former Senator from Maryland, Whig

Kent, a Whig, was a senator from Maryland from 1833 to 1837.

He was previously the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district (1825-1827; Adams); the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district (1823-1825; Republican); the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district (1821-1823; Republican); the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district (1819-1821; Republican); and the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district (1811-1815; Republican).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1833 to Oct 1837, Kent missed 134 of 704 roll call votes, which is 19.0%. This is on par with the median of 19.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1837. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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