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Sen. William Taylor Barry

Former Senator for Kentucky

Barry was a senator from Kentucky and was a Republican. He served from 1814 to 1817.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1809 to 1811.

Photo of Sen. William Taylor Barry [R-KY, 1814-1817]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1815 to Apr 1816, Barry missed 11 of 164 roll call votes, which is 6.7%. This is better than the median of 11.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1816. 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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