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Sen. Eli Saulsbury

Former Senator for Delaware

Saulsbury was a senator from Delaware and was a Democrat. He served from 1883 to 1889.

He was previously a senator from Delaware as a Democrat from 1877 to 1883; and a senator from Delaware as a Democrat from 1871 to 1877.

Photo of Sen. Eli Saulsbury [D-DE, 1883-1889]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1871 to Mar 1889, Saulsbury missed 1,995 of 5,075 roll call votes, which is 39.3%. This is worse than the median of 32.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1889. 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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