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Sen. Alexander McDonald

Former Senator for Arkansas

McDonald was a senator from Arkansas and was a Republican. He served from 1868 to 1871.

Photo of Sen. Alexander McDonald [R-AR, 1868-1871]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1868 to Mar 1871, McDonald missed 188 of 1,031 roll call votes, which is 18.2%. This is better than the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1871. 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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