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Sen. Orris Ferry

Former Senator for Connecticut

Ferry was a senator from Connecticut and was a Republican. He served from 1873 to 1875.

He was previously a senator from Connecticut as a Republican from 1867 to 1873; and the representative for Connecticut’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1859 to 1861.

Photo of Sen. Orris Ferry [R-CT, 1873-1875]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1867 to Mar 1875, Ferry missed 1,538 of 2,704 roll call votes, which is 56.9%. This is much worse than the median of 31.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1875. 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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