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Sen. Thruston Morton

Former Senator for Kentucky

Morton was a senator from Kentucky and was a Republican. He served from 1957 to 1968.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 3rd congressional district as a Republican from 1947 to 1952.

Photo of Sen. Thruston Morton [R-KY, 1957-1968]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1957 to Oct 1968, Morton missed 540 of 2,784 roll call votes, which is 19.4%. This is worse than the median of 13.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1968. 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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