Sen. William Wright

Former Senator from New Jersey, Democrat

Wright, a Democrat, was a senator from New Jersey from 1863 to 1867.

He was previously a senator from New Jersey (1853-1859); the representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district (1845-1847; Whig); and the representative for New Jersey's 5th congressional district (1843-1845; Ind. Whig).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1853 to Jan 1867, Wright missed 1,416 of 2,577 roll call votes, which is 54.9%. This is much worse than the median of 23.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1867. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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