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Sen. Robert La Follette Jr.

Former Senator for Wisconsin

La Follette was a senator from Wisconsin and was most recently a Progressive (1935-1946) and previously a Republican (1925-1934). He served from 1925 to 1946.

Photo of Sen. Robert La Follette Jr. [P-WI, 1925-1946]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1926 to Aug 1946, La Follette missed 314 of 2,649 roll call votes, which is 11.9%. This is on par with 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, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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