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Sen. Preston King

Former Senator for New York

King was a senator from New York and was a Republican. He served from 1857 to 1863.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 18th congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853; the representative for New York’s 18th congressional district as a Free Soil from 1849 to 1851; the representative for New York’s 18th congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847; and the representative for New York’s 18th congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845.

Photo of Sen. Preston King [R-NY, 1857-1863]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1857 to Mar 1863, King missed 293 of 2,110 roll call votes, which is 13.9%. This is better than the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1863. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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