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Sen. James Cameron

Former Senator for Pennsylvania

Cameron was a senator from Pennsylvania and was a Republican. He served from 1891 to 1897.

He was previously a senator from Pennsylvania as a Republican from 1885 to 1891; and a senator from Pennsylvania as a Republican from 1877 to 1885.

Photo of Sen. James Cameron [R-PA, 1891-1897]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Oct 1877 to Mar 1897, Cameron missed 2,784 of 4,896 roll call votes, which is 56.9%. This is much worse than the median of 35.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1897. 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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