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Sen. John Clayton

Former Senator for Delaware

Clayton, an Ind. Republican-Democrat, was a senator from Delaware from 1853 to 1857.

He was previously a senator from Delaware (1845-1849; Whig); a senator from Delaware (1835-1837); and a senator from Delaware (1829-1835).

Photo of Sen. John Clayton [I-DE, 1853-1857]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1829 to Aug 1856, Clayton missed 958 of 2,724 roll call votes, which is 35.2%. This is worse than the median of 27.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1856. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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