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Sen. John Forsyth

Former Senator for Georgia

Forsyth was a senator from Georgia and was a Jackson. He served from 1831 to 1835.

He was previously a senator from Georgia as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Georgia’s 2nd congressional district as a Jackson from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Georgia as a Jackson from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Georgia as a Democratic Republican from 1823 to 1825; a senator from Georgia as a Republican from 1818 to 1819; the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1817 to 1819; the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1815 to 1817; and the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1813 to 1815.

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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