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Sen. Samuel Dexter

Former Senator for Massachusetts

Dexter was a senator from Massachusetts and was a Federalist. He served from 1799 to 1801.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district as a Federalist from 1793 to 1795.

Photo of Sen. Samuel Dexter [F-MA, 1799-1801]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1799 to May 1800, Dexter missed 24 of 81 roll call votes, which is 29.6%. This is much worse than the median of 15.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1800. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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