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Sen. Orrice “Abe” Murdock

Former Senator for Utah

Murdock was a senator from Utah and was a Democrat. He served from 1941 to 1946.

He was previously the representative for Utah’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1933 to 1940.

Photo of Sen. Orrice “Abe” Murdock [D-UT, 1941-1946]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1941 to Aug 1946, Murdock missed 117 of 656 roll call votes, which is 17.8%. This is worse than the median of 13.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1946. 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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