President John Tyler

Former President of the United States, Whig

Tyler, a Whig, was President of the United States from 1841 to 1845.

He was previously Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate) (1841-1841); a senator from Virginia (1833-1837; None); a senator from Virginia (1827-1833; Jackson); the representative for Virginia's 23rd congressional district (1819-1821; Republican); the representative for Virginia's 23rd congressional district (1817-1819; Republican); and the representative for Virginia's 23rd congressional district (1815-1817; Republican).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1827 to Feb 1836, Tyler missed 253 of 1,187 roll call votes, which is 21.3%. This is on par with the median of 19.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Feb 1836. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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