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Sen. Samuel Prentiss

Former Senator for Vermont

Prentiss was a senator from Vermont and was a Whig. He served from 1837 to 1843.

He was previously a senator from Vermont as an Anti-Jacksonian from 1831 to 1837.

Photo of Sen. Samuel Prentiss [W-VT, 1837-1843]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1831 to Apr 1842, Prentiss missed 504 of 2,202 roll call votes, which is 22.9%. This is on par with the median of 18.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Apr 1842. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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