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Sen. Lazarus Powell

Former Senator for Kentucky

Powell was a senator from Kentucky and was a Democrat. He served from 1859 to 1865.

Photo of Sen. Lazarus Powell [D-KY, 1859-1865]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1859 to Mar 1865, Powell missed 169 of 2,005 roll call votes, which is 8.4%. This is better than the median of 18.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1865. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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