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Sen. John Thomson

Former Senator for New Jersey

Thomson, a Democrat, was a senator from New Jersey from 1857 to 1863.

He was previously a senator from New Jersey (1853-1857).

Photo of Sen. John Thomson [D-NJ, 1857-1863]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1853 to Jul 1862, Thomson missed 1,635 of 2,858 roll call votes, which is 57.2%. This is much worse than the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1862. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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