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Sen. George McDuffie

Former Senator for South Carolina

McDuffie was a senator from South Carolina and was a Democrat. He served from 1842 to 1847.

He was previously the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Nullifier from 1833 to 1835; the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Nullifier from 1831 to 1833; the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831; the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1827 to 1829; the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1825 to 1827; the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1823 to 1825; and the representative for South Carolina’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823.

Photo of Sen. George McDuffie [D-SC, 1842-1847]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1842 to Aug 1846, McDuffie missed 229 of 685 roll call votes, which is 33.4%. This is much worse than the median of 16.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1846. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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