Sen. Joseph Underwood

Former Senator from Kentucky, Whig

Underwood, a Whig, was a senator from Kentucky from 1847 to 1853.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district (1839-1843); the representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district (1837-1839); and the representative for Kentucky's 3rd congressional district (1835-1837).

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1847 to Mar 1853, Underwood missed 92 of 1,200 roll call votes, which is 7.7%. This is better than the median of 22.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1853. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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