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Sen. Matthew Butler

Former Senator for South Carolina

Butler, a Democrat, was a senator from South Carolina from 1889 to 1895.

He was previously a senator from South Carolina (1883-1889); and a senator from South Carolina (1877-1883).

Photo of Sen. Matthew Butler [D-SC, 1889-1895]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Nov 1877 to Mar 1895, Butler missed 2,299 of 4,639 roll call votes, which is 49.6%. This is much worse than the median of 34.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1895. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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