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Sen. Daniel Brewster

Former Senator for Maryland

Brewster was a senator from Maryland and was a Democrat. He served from 1963 to 1968.

He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1959 to 1962.

Misconduct

In 1969, after he lost his re-election campaign for the Senate, Brewster was indicted for bribery while a U.S. Senator. In 1975, he pleaded no contest to a single charge of accepting an illegal gratuity.

1975 Pleaded no contest to a single charge of accepting an illegal gratuity.
Photo of Sen. Daniel Brewster [D-MD, 1963-1968]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1963 to Oct 1968, Brewster missed 352 of 1,627 roll call votes, which is 21.6%. This is much worse than the median of 13.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Oct 1968. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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