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Sen. Samuel Southard

Former Senator for New Jersey

Southard was a senator from New Jersey and was a Whig. He served from 1839 to 1843.

He was previously a senator from New Jersey as a Whig from 1833 to 1839; and a senator from New Jersey as a Republican from 1821 to 1823.

Photo of Sen. Samuel Southard [W-NJ, 1839-1843]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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