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Sen. William Wells

Former Senator for Delaware

Wells was a senator from Delaware and was a Federalist. He served from 1813 to 1817.

He was previously a senator from Delaware as a Federalist from 1799 to 1805.

Photo of Sen. William Wells [F-DE, 1813-1817]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1798 to Mar 1817, Wells missed 224 of 789 roll call votes, which is 28.4%. This is much worse than the median of 11.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1817. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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