Sen. William Preston

Former Senator from South Carolina, Whig

Preston, a Whig, was a senator from South Carolina from 1837 to 1843.

He was previously a senator from South Carolina (1833-1837; Nullifier).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1833 to Aug 1842, Preston missed 543 of 2,098 roll call votes, which is 25.9%. This is worse than the median of 18.8% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1842. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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