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Sen. William Preston

Former Senator for South Carolina

Preston was a senator from South Carolina and was a Whig. He served from 1837 to 1843.

He was previously a senator from South Carolina as a Nullifier from 1833 to 1837.

Photo of Sen. William Preston [W-SC, 1837-1843]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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