Sen. Thomas Sumter

Former Senator from South Carolina, Republican

Sumter, a Republican, was a senator from South Carolina from 1805 to 1811.

He was previously a senator from South Carolina (1801-1805); the representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district (1801-1803); the representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district (1799-1801); the representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district (1797-1799); the representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district (1791-1793; None); and the representative for South Carolina's 4th congressional district (1789-1791; None).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1801 to Dec 1810, Sumter missed 45 of 428 roll call votes, which is 10.5%. This is better than the median of 12.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Dec 1810. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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