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Sen. Newton Blanchard

Former Senator for Louisiana

Blanchard, a Democrat, was a senator from Louisiana from 1894 to 1897.

He was previously the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district (1891-1893); the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district (1889-1891); the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district (1887-1889); the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district (1885-1887); the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district (1883-1885); and the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district (1881-1883).

Photo of Sen. Newton Blanchard [D-LA, 1894-1897]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1894 to Mar 1897, Blanchard missed 283 of 651 roll call votes, which is 43.5%. This is worse than the median of 35.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1897. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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