Sen. James Hammond

Former Senator from South Carolina, Democrat

Hammond, a Democrat, was a senator from South Carolina from 1857 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district (1835-1837; Nullifier).

Voting Record

From Jan 1858 to Jun 1860, Hammond missed 409 of 1,031 roll call votes, which is 39.7%. This is much worse than the median of 21.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1860. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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