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Sen. Samuel Maxey

Former Senator for Texas

Maxey was a senator from Texas and was a Democrat. He served from 1881 to 1887.

He was previously a senator from Texas as a Democrat from 1875 to 1881.

Photo of Sen. Samuel Maxey [D-TX, 1881-1887]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1875 to Mar 1887, Maxey missed 683 of 3,463 roll call votes, which is 19.7%. This is better than the median of 30.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1887. 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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