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Sen. Willard Saulsbury Sr.

Former Senator for Delaware

Saulsbury was a senator from Delaware and was a Democrat. He served from 1865 to 1871.

He was previously a senator from Delaware as a Democrat from 1859 to 1865.

Photo of Sen. Willard Saulsbury [D-DE, 1865-1871]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1859 to Mar 1871, Saulsbury missed 2,100 of 3,963 roll call votes, which is 53.0%. This is much worse than the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1871. 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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