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Vice President James Sherman

Former Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate)

Sherman was Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate) and was a Republican. He served from 1909 to 1912.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district as a Republican from 1907 to 1909; the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district as a Republican from 1905 to 1907; the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district as a Republican from 1903 to 1905; the representative for New York’s 25th congressional district as a Republican from 1901 to 1903; the representative for New York’s 25th congressional district as a Republican from 1899 to 1901; the representative for New York’s 25th congressional district as a Republican from 1895 to 1899; the representative for New York’s 25th congressional district as a Republican from 1893 to 1895; the representative for New York’s 23rd congressional district as a Republican from 1889 to 1891; and the representative for New York’s 23rd congressional district as a Republican from 1887 to 1889.

Photo of Vice President James Sherman [R, 1909-1912]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1887 to Mar 1909, Sherman missed 1,102 of 2,492 roll call votes, which is 44.2%. This is worse than the median of 30.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1909. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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