Sen. Thomas Clayton

Former Senator from Delaware, Whig

Clayton, a Whig, was a senator from Delaware from 1837 to 1847.

He was previously a senator from Delaware (1824-1827; Adams); and the representative for Delaware's at-large district (1815-1817; Federalist).

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Voting Record

From Jan 1824 to Mar 1847, Clayton missed 440 of 2,812 roll call votes, which is 15.6%. This is on par with the median of 16.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1847. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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