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Sen. James Semple

Former Senator for Illinois

Semple, a Democrat, was a senator from Illinois from 1843 to 1847.

Photo of Sen. James Semple [D-IL, 1843-1847]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1844 to Mar 1847, Semple missed 249 of 688 roll call votes, which is 36.2%. This is much worse than the median of 16.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1847. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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