Sen. William Dawson

Former Senator from Georgia, Whig

Dawson, a Whig, was a senator from Georgia from 1849 to 1855.

He was previously the representative for Georgia (1839-1843); the representative for Georgia (1837-1839); and the representative for Georgia (1835-1837).

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1849 to Mar 1855, Dawson missed 228 of 1,403 roll call votes, which is 16.3%. This is better than the median of 25.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1855. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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