Sen. John Spence

Former Senator from Maryland, Whig

Spence, a Whig, was a senator from Maryland from 1836 to 1841.

He was previously the representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district (1831-1833; Anti-Jacksonian); and the representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district (1823-1825; Anti-Jacksonian).

Voting Record

From Jan 1837 to Jul 1840, Spence missed 578 of 846 roll call votes, which is 68.3%. This is much worse than the median of 22.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1840. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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