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Sen. Jacob Collamer

Former Senator for Vermont

Collamer was a senator from Vermont and was a Republican. He served from 1861 to 1865.

He was previously a senator from Vermont as a Republican from 1855 to 1861; the representative for Vermont’s 2nd congressional district as a Whig from 1847 to 1849; the representative for Vermont’s 2nd congressional district as a Whig from 1845 to 1847; and the representative for Vermont’s 2nd congressional district as a Whig from 1843 to 1845.

Photo of Sen. Jacob Collamer [R-VT, 1861-1865]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1856 to Mar 1865, Collamer missed 949 of 3,162 roll call votes, which is 30.0%. This is worse than the median of 23.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1865. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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