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Sen. Thomas Palmer

Former Senator for Michigan

Palmer was a senator from Michigan and was a Republican. He served from 1883 to 1889.

Photo of Sen. Thomas Palmer [R-MI, 1883-1889]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1883 to Mar 1889, Palmer missed 442 of 1,278 roll call votes, which is 34.6%. This is on par with the median of 32.4% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1889. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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