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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.

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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