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Sen. James Bayard Jr.

Former Senator for Delaware

Bayard, a Democrat, was a senator from Delaware from 1867 to 1869.

He was previously a senator from Delaware (1863-1865); a senator from Delaware (1857-1863); and a senator from Delaware (1851-1857).

Photo of Sen. James Bayard [D-DE, 1867-1869]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1851 to Mar 1869, Bayard missed 2,273 of 4,161 roll call votes, which is 54.6%. This is much worse than the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1869. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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