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Sen. George Wallace Jones

Former Senator for Iowa

Jones was a senator from Iowa and was a Democrat. He served from 1853 to 1859.

He was previously a senator from Iowa as a Democrat from 1848 to 1853; the representative for Wisconsin as a Democrat from 1837 to 1839; and the representative for Michigan as a Democrat from 1835 to 1837.

Photo of Sen. George Wallace Jones [D-IA, 1853-1859]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1847 to Mar 1859, Jones missed 705 of 2,695 roll call votes, which is 26.2%. This is on par with the median of 25.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1859. 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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