Sen. William Archer

Former Senator from Virginia, Whig

Archer, a Whig, was a senator from Virginia from 1841 to 1847.

He was previously the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district (1833-1835; Jackson); the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district (1831-1833; Jackson); the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district (1829-1831; Jackson); the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district (1827-1829; Jackson); the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district (1825-1827; Jackson); the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district (1823-1825); the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1821-1823; Republican); and the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1819-1821; Republican).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1841 to Mar 1847, Archer missed 218 of 1,510 roll call votes, which is 14.4%. 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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