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Sen. Wayne Morse

Former Senator for Oregon

Morse was a senator from Oregon and was most recently a Democrat (1957-1968) and previously a Republican (1945-1950) and an Independent (1951-1956). He served from 1945 to 1968.

Photo of Sen. Wayne Morse [D-OR, 1945-1968]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1945 to Oct 1968, Morse missed 602 of 4,532 roll call votes, which is 13.3%. This is on par with 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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