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Sen. Peter Van Winkle

Former Senator for West Virginia

Van Winkle was a senator from West Virginia and was a Republican. He served from 1863 to 1869.

Photo of Sen. Peter Van Winkle [R-WV, 1863-1869]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1863 to Mar 1869, Van Winkle missed 221 of 1,795 roll call votes, which is 12.3%. This is better than the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1869. 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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