Sen. Silas Wright Jr.

Former Senator from New York, Democrat

Wright, a Democrat, was a senator from New York from 1843 to 1845.

He was previously a senator from New York (1837-1843); a senator from New York (1833-1837; Jackson); the representative for New York (1831-1833; Jacksonian); and the representative for New York's 20th congressional district (1827-1829; Jackson).

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Voting Record

From Feb 1832 to Jun 1844, Wright missed 366 of 2,561 roll call votes, which is 14.3%. This is better than the median of 16.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jun 1844. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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