Sen. Samuel Houston

Former Senator from Texas, American

Houston, a American, was a senator from Texas from 1853 to 1859.

He was previously a senator from Texas (1846-1853; Democrat); the representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district (1825-1827; Jackson); and the representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district (1823-1825; Democrat).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1846 to Mar 1859, Houston missed 847 of 3,244 roll call votes, which is 26.1%. This is on par with the median of 25.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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