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President James Madison

Former President of the United States

Madison was President of the United States and was a Democratic-Republican. He served from 1809 to 1817.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 15th congressional district as a Republican from 1795 to 1797; the representative for Virginia’s 15th congressional district as a Republican from 1793 to 1795; the representative for Virginia’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1791 to 1793; and the representative for Virginia’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1789 to 1791.

Photo of President James Madison [D, 1809-1817]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1789 to Mar 1797, Madison missed 57 of 363 roll call votes, which is 15.7%. This is on par with the median of 15.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1797. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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