Sen. James Simmons

Former Senator from Rhode Island, Republican

Simmons, a Republican, was a senator from Rhode Island from 1857 to 1863.

He was previously a senator from Rhode Island (1841-1847; Whig).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1841 to Jul 1862, Simmons missed 809 of 3,373 roll call votes, which is 24.0%. This is on par with the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1862. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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