President Martin Van Buren

Former President of the United States, Democratic

Van Buren, a Democratic, was President of the United States from 1837 to 1841.

He was previously Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate) (1833-1837); a senator from New York (1827-1829; Jackson); and a senator from New York (1821-1827; Jackson).

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Voting Record

From Jan 1822 to Jan 1829, Van Buren missed 122 of 673 roll call votes, which is 18.1%. This is much worse than the median of 9.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1829. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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