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Sen. John Forsyth

Former Senator for Georgia

Forsyth, a Jackson, was a senator from Georgia from 1831 to 1835.

He was previously a senator from Georgia (1829-1831); the representative for Georgia's 2nd congressional district (1827-1829); the representative for Georgia (1825-1827); the representative for Georgia (1823-1825; Democratic Republican); a senator from Georgia (1818-1819; Republican); the representative for Georgia (1817-1819; Republican); the representative for Georgia (1815-1817; Republican); and the representative for Georgia (1813-1815; Republican).

Photo of Sen. John Forsyth [J-GA, 1831-1835]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1818 to Jun 1834, Forsyth missed 180 of 858 roll call votes, which is 21.0%. This is worse than the median of 15.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1834. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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