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Sen. Clement Clay

Former Senator for Alabama

Clay was a senator from Alabama and was a Democrat. He served from 1837 to 1841.

He was previously the representative for Alabama’s 1st congressional district as a Jackson from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Alabama’s 1st congressional district as a Jackson from 1831 to 1833; and the representative for Alabama’s 1st congressional district as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831.

Photo of Sen. Clement Clay [D-AL, 1837-1841]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 1837 to Sep 1841, Clay missed 55 of 1,062 roll call votes, which is 5.2%. This is better than the median of 18.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Sep 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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