Sen. John Davis

Former Senator from Massachusetts, Whig

Davis, a Whig, was a senator from Massachusetts from 1847 to 1853.

He was previously a senator from Massachusetts (1845-1847); a senator from Massachusetts (1835-1841); the representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district (1833-1835); the representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district (1831-1833); the representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district (1829-1831); the representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district (1827-1829; Adams); and the representative for Massachusetts's 5th congressional district (1825-1827; Adams).

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Voting Record

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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