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Sen. Robert Barnwell

Former Senator for South Carolina

Barnwell was a senator from South Carolina and was a Democrat. He served from 1850 to 1851.

He was previously the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as a Nullifier from 1831 to 1833; and the representative for South Carolina’s 2nd congressional district as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831.

Photo of Sen. Robert Barnwell [D-SC, 1850-1851]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1850 to Dec 1850, Barnwell missed 55 of 240 roll call votes, which is 22.9%. This is worse than the median of 19.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1850. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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