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Sen. Philetus Sawyer

Former Senator for Wisconsin

Sawyer was a senator from Wisconsin and was a Republican. He served from 1887 to 1893.

He was previously a senator from Wisconsin as a Republican from 1881 to 1887; the representative for Wisconsin’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1873 to 1875; and the representative for Wisconsin’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1865 to 1873.

Photo of Sen. Philetus Sawyer [R-WI, 1887-1893]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1881 to Mar 1893, Sawyer missed 573 of 2,999 roll call votes, which is 19.1%. This is better than the median of 35.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1893. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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