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Sen. Augustus Porter

Former Senator for Michigan

Porter was a senator from Michigan and was a Whig. He served from 1840 to 1845.

Photo of Sen. Augustus Porter [W-MI, 1840-1845]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1840 to Mar 1845, Porter missed 191 of 1,434 roll call votes, which is 13.3%. This is better than the median of 16.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1845. 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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