Sen. John Slidell

Former Senator from Louisiana, Democrat

Slidell, a Democrat, was a senator from Louisiana from 1855 to 1861.

He was previously a senator from Louisiana (1853-1855); the representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district (1845-1847); and the representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district (1843-1845).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1853 to Jan 1861, Slidell missed 566 of 2,104 roll call votes, which is 26.9%. This is on par with the median of 21.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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