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Sen. David Yulee

Former Senator for Florida

Yulee was a senator from Florida and was a Democrat. He served from 1855 to 1861.

He was previously a senator from Florida as a Democrat from 1845 to 1851; the representative for Florida as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845; and the representative for Florida as a Democrat from 1841 to 1843.

Photo of Sen. David Yulee [D-FL, 1855-1861]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1845 to Jan 1861, Yulee missed 851 of 2,760 roll call votes, which is 30.8%. This is worse than the median of 21.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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