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Sen. Richard Bayard

Former Senator for Delaware

Bayard was a senator from Delaware and was a Whig. He served from 1841 to 1845.

He was previously a senator from Delaware as a Whig from 1836 to 1839.

Photo of Sen. Richard Bayard [W-DE, 1841-1845]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1836 to Mar 1845, Bayard missed 446 of 1,824 roll call votes, which is 24.5%. This is worse than the median of 16.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1845. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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