Sen. Samuel Southard

Former Senator from New Jersey, Whig

Southard, a Whig, was a senator from New Jersey from 1839 to 1843.

He was previously a senator from New Jersey (1833-1839); and a senator from New Jersey (1821-1823; Republican).

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Voting Record

From Feb 1821 to Jun 1842, Southard missed 706 of 2,013 roll call votes, which is 35.1%. This is much worse than the median of 18.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1842. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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