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Sen. John Creswell

Former Senator for Maryland

Creswell was a senator from Maryland and was an Unconditional Unionist. He served from 1865 to 1867.

He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 1st congressional district as an Unconditional Unionist from 1863 to 1865.

Photo of Sen. John Creswell [U-MD, 1865-1867]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1865 to Mar 1867, Creswell missed 182 of 501 roll call votes, which is 36.3%. This is much worse than the median of 23.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1867. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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