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Sen. Charles Mitchel

Former Senator for Arkansas

Mitchel was a senator from Arkansas and was a Democrat. He served from 1861 to 1861.

Misconduct

Mitchel faced an allegation of disloyalty to the Union. On Jul. 11, 1861, the Senate expelled him, 32-10.

Jul. 11, 1861 Senate expelled, 32-10
Photo of Sen. Charles Mitchel [D-AR, 1861-1861]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1861 to Mar 1861, Mitchel missed 1 of 42 roll call votes, which is 2.4%. This is better than the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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