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Sen. Daniel Webster

Former Senator for Massachusetts

Webster was a senator from Massachusetts and was a Whig. He served from 1845 to 1851.

He was previously a senator from Massachusetts as a Whig from 1839 to 1841; a senator from Massachusetts as a Whig from 1833 to 1839; a senator from Massachusetts as an Adams from 1827 to 1833; the representative for Massachusetts as (unknown party) from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district as an Adams from 1823 to 1825; the representative for New Hampshire as a Federalist from 1815 to 1817; and the representative for New Hampshire as a Federalist from 1813 to 1815.

Photo of Sen. Daniel Webster [W-MA, 1845-1851]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1827 to Jul 1850, Webster missed 1,375 of 3,178 roll call votes, which is 43.3%. This is much worse than the median of 19.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1850. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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