Sen. Jesse Speight

Former Senator from Mississippi, Democrat

Speight, a Democrat, was a senator from Mississippi from 1845 to 1847.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson); the representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district (1833-1835; Jackson); the representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district (1831-1833; Jackson); and the representative for North Carolina's 4th congressional district (1829-1831; Jackson).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1845 to Mar 1848, Speight missed 102 of 384 roll call votes, which is 26.6%. This is worse than the median of 19.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1848. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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