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Sen. Thomas Ferry

Former Senator for Michigan

Ferry was a senator from Michigan and was a Republican. He served from 1877 to 1883.

He was previously a senator from Michigan as a Republican from 1871 to 1877; and the representative for Michigan’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1865 to 1871.

Photo of Sen. Thomas Ferry [R-MI, 1877-1883]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1871 to Mar 1883, Ferry missed 1,254 of 3,797 roll call votes, which is 33.0%. This is on par with the median of 30.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1883. 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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