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Sen. William De Saussure

Former Senator for South Carolina

De Saussure was a senator from South Carolina and was a Democrat. He served from 1852 to 1853.

Photo of Sen. William De Saussure [D-SC, 1852-1853]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1852 to Mar 1853, De Saussure missed 30 of 264 roll call votes, which is 11.4%. This is better than the median of 22.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1853. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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