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Sen. Daniel Webster

Former Senator for Massachusetts

Webster, a Whig, was a senator from Massachusetts from 1845 to 1851.

He was previously a senator from Massachusetts (1839-1841); a senator from Massachusetts (1833-1839); a senator from Massachusetts (1827-1833; Adams); the representative for Massachusetts (1827-1829); the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district (1825-1827; Adams); the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district (1823-1825; Adams); the representative for New Hampshire (1815-1817; Federalist); and the representative for New Hampshire (1813-1815; Federalist).

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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