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Sen. Hugh White

Former Senator for Tennessee

White was a senator from Tennessee and was a Whig. He served from 1835 to 1841.

He was previously a senator from Tennessee as a Jackson from 1829 to 1835; and a senator from Tennessee as a Jackson from 1825 to 1829.

Photo of Sen. Hugh White [W-TN, 1835-1841]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1825 to Jan 1840, White missed 158 of 2,237 roll call votes, which is 7.1%. This is better than the median of 22.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1840. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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