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Sen. Zachariah Chandler

Former Senator for Michigan

Chandler was a senator from Michigan and was a Republican. He served from 1879 to 1879.

He was previously a senator from Michigan as a Republican from 1863 to 1875; and a senator from Michigan as a Republican from 1857 to 1863.

Photo of Sen. Zachariah Chandler [R-MI, 1879-1879]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1857 to Jul 1879, Chandler missed 1,241 of 6,192 roll call votes, which is 20.0%. This is better than the median of 29.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1879. 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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