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Sen. George Eliphaz Spencer

Former Senator for Alabama

Spencer was a senator from Alabama and was a Republican. He served from 1873 to 1879.

He was previously a senator from Alabama as a Republican from 1868 to 1873.

Photo of Sen. George Eliphaz Spencer [R-AL, 1873-1879]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1868 to Mar 1879, Spencer missed 1,097 of 3,162 roll call votes, which is 34.7%. This is worse than the median of 30.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1879. 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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