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Sen. Dixon Lewis

Former Senator for Alabama

Lewis was a senator from Alabama and was a Democrat. He served from 1847 to 1848.

He was previously a senator from Alabama as a Democrat from 1844 to 1847; the representative for Alabama’s 3rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1844; the representative for Alabama’s at-large district as a Democrat from 1841 to 1843; the representative for Alabama’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1839 to 1841; the representative for Alabama’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1837 to 1839; the representative for Alabama’s 4th congressional district as a Nullifier from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Alabama’s 4th congressional district as a Nullifier from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Alabama’s 3rd congressional district as a Jackson from 1831 to 1833; and the representative for Alabama’s 3rd congressional district as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831.

Photo of Sen. Dixon Lewis [D-AL, 1847-1848]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1844 to Mar 1849, Lewis missed 212 of 882 roll call votes, which is 24.0%. This is worse than the median of 19.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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