Sen. Charles Sumner

Former Senator from Massachusetts, Liberal Republican

Sumner, a Liberal Republican, was a senator from Massachusetts from 1863 to 1875.

He was previously a senator from Massachusetts (1857-1863; Republican); and a senator from Massachusetts (1851-1857; Ind. Republican-Democrat).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1851 to Mar 1874, Sumner missed 2,125 of 6,882 roll call votes, which is 30.9%. This is on par with the median of 31.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1874. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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