Sen. James Pearce

Former Senator from Maryland, Democrat

Pearce, a Democrat, was a senator from Maryland from 1861 to 1863.

He was previously a senator from Maryland (1855-1861); a senator from Maryland (1849-1855; Whig); a senator from Maryland (1843-1849; Whig); the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district (1841-1843; Whig); the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district (1837-1839; Whig); and the representative for Maryland's 2nd congressional district (1835-1837; Whig).

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Voting Record

From Jan 1844 to Dec 1862, Pearce missed 2,233 of 4,751 roll call votes, which is 47.0%. This is much worse than the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1862. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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