Sen. Benjamin Harding
Former Senator from Oregon
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From Dec 1862 to Mar 1865, Harding missed 494 of 836 roll call votes, which is 59.1%. This is worse than the median of 18.6% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1865. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Elligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1862-Mar 1863||241||64||26.6%||75th|
|Dec 1863-Feb 1864||69||8||11.6%||37th|
|Dec 1864-Mar 1865||161||157||97.5%||96th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress for the photo