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Sen. Joseph Wright

Former Senator for Indiana

Wright was a senator from Indiana and was an Unionist. He served from 1862 to 1863.

He was previously the representative for Indiana’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845.

Photo of Sen. Joseph Wright [U-IN, 1862-1863]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1862 to Jan 1863, Wright missed 21 of 400 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is better than the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1863. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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