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Sen. John Davis

Former Senator for Massachusetts

Davis was a senator from Massachusetts and was a Whig. He served from 1847 to 1853.

He was previously a senator from Massachusetts as a Whig from 1845 to 1847; a senator from Massachusetts as a Whig from 1835 to 1841; the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district as a Whig from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district as a Whig from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district as a Whig from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827.

Photo of Sen. John Davis [W-MA, 1847-1853]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1835 to Mar 1853, Davis missed 601 of 2,684 roll call votes, which is 22.4%. This is on par with the median of 22.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1853. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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