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Sen. Josiah Johnston

Former Senator for Louisiana

Johnston was a senator from Louisiana and was (unknown party). He served from 1831 to 1833.

He was previously a senator from Louisiana as an Adams from 1824 to 1831; and the representative for Louisiana’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823.

Photo of Sen. Josiah Johnston [?-LA, 1831-1833]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1824 to Jun 1834, Johnston missed 158 of 1,320 roll call votes, which is 12.0%. This is on par with the median of 15.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1834. 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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