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President Martin Van Buren

Former President of the United States

Van Buren was President of the United States and was a Democratic. He served from 1837 to 1841.

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

Photo of President Martin Van Buren [D, 1837-1841]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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