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President John Tyler

Former President of the United States

Tyler was President of the United States and was a Whig. He served from 1841 to 1845.

He was previously Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate) as a Whig from 1841 to 1841; a senator from Virginia as (unknown party) from 1833 to 1837; a senator from Virginia as a Jackson from 1827 to 1833; the representative for Virginia’s 23rd congressional district as a Republican from 1819 to 1821; the representative for Virginia’s 23rd congressional district as a Republican from 1817 to 1819; and the representative for Virginia’s 23rd congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817.

Photo of President John Tyler [W, 1841-1845]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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