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Sen. Karl Mundt

Former Senator for South Dakota

Mundt was a senator from South Dakota and was a Republican. He served from 1948 to 1972.

He was previously the representative for South Dakota’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1939 to 1948.

Photo of Sen. Karl Mundt [R-SD, 1948-1972]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1949 to Oct 1972, Mundt missed 1,674 of 5,661 roll call votes, which is 29.6%. This is much worse than the median of 14.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1972. 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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