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Sen. Joseph McCarthy

Former Senator for Wisconsin

McCarthy, a Republican, was a senator from Wisconsin from 1947 to 1957.

Photo of Sen. Joseph McCarthy [R-WI, 1947-1957]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1947 to Apr 1957, McCarthy missed 178 of 1,521 roll call votes, which is 11.7%. This is much worse than the median of 6.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1957. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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