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Sen. Thomas Sterling

Former Senator for South Dakota

Sterling was a senator from South Dakota and was a Republican. He served from 1913 to 1925.

Photo of Sen. Thomas Sterling [R-SD, 1913-1925]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1913 to Mar 1925, Sterling missed 598 of 2,754 roll call votes, which is 21.7%. This is better than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1925. 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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