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Sen. William Gwin

Former Senator for California

Gwin was a senator from California and was a Democrat. He served from 1857 to 1861.

He was previously a senator from California as a Democrat from 1850 to 1855; and the representative for Mississippi as a Democrat from 1841 to 1843.

Photo of Sen. William Gwin [D-CA, 1857-1861]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 1850 to Mar 1861, Gwin missed 803 of 2,546 roll call votes, which is 31.5%. This is worse than the median of 21.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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