Sen. Thomas Clingman

Former Senator from North Carolina, Democrat

Clingman, a Democrat, was a senator from North Carolina from 1858 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district (1855-1857); the representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district (1853-1855); the representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district (1851-1853; Whig); the representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district (1849-1851; Whig); the representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district (1847-1849; Whig); and the representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district (1843-1845; Whig).

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Voting Record

From Jan 1858 to Mar 1861, Clingman missed 229 of 1,081 roll call votes, which is 21.2%. This is on par with the median of 21.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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