Vice President William King

Former Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate), Democratic

King, a Democratic, was Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate) from 1853 to 1853.

He was previously a senator from Alabama (1848-1853; Democrat); a senator from Alabama (1835-1845; Democrat); a senator from Alabama (1829-1835; Jackson); a senator from Alabama (1823-1829; Jackson); a senator from Alabama (1819-1823; Republican); the representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district (1815-1817; Republican); and the representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district (1811-1815; Republican).

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Voting Record

From Jan 1820 to Jan 1853, King missed 491 of 4,770 roll call votes, which is 10.3%. This is better than the median of 22.2% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1853. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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