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Sen. Samuel Phelps

Former Senator for Vermont

Phelps, a Whig, was a senator from Vermont from 1853 to 1855.

He was previously a senator from Vermont (1845-1851); and a senator from Vermont (1839-1845).

Photo of Sen. Samuel Phelps [W-VT, 1853-1855]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1840 to Dec 1854, Phelps missed 1,109 of 2,857 roll call votes, which is 38.8%. This is much worse than the median of 25.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1854. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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