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Sen. Powell Clayton

Former Senator for Arkansas

Clayton was a senator from Arkansas and was a Republican. He served from 1871 to 1877.

Photo of Sen. Powell Clayton [R-AR, 1871-1877]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1871 to Mar 1877, Clayton missed 604 of 1,657 roll call votes, which is 36.5%. This is worse than the median of 31.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1877. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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