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Sen. James Slater

Former Senator for Oregon

Slater was a senator from Oregon and was a Democrat. He served from 1879 to 1885.

He was previously the representative for Oregon’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1871 to 1873.

Photo of Sen. James Slater [D-OR, 1879-1885]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1879 to Mar 1885, Slater missed 593 of 1,984 roll call votes, which is 29.9%. This is on par with the median of 32.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1885. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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