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Sen. Wilson Lumpkin

Former Senator for Georgia

Lumpkin was a senator from Georgia and was a Democrat. He served from 1837 to 1841.

He was previously the representative for Georgia as a Jackson from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Georgia as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Georgia’s 4th congressional district as a Jackson from 1827 to 1829; and the representative for Georgia as a Republican from 1815 to 1817.

Photo of Sen. Wilson Lumpkin [D-GA, 1837-1841]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1837 to Mar 1841, Lumpkin missed 127 of 701 roll call votes, which is 18.1%. This is on par with the median of 22.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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