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Sen. Adelbert Ames

Former Senator for Mississippi

Ames was a senator from Mississippi and was a Republican. He served from 1870 to 1875.

Photo of Sen. Adelbert Ames [R-MS, 1870-1875]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1870 to Jan 1874, Ames missed 465 of 1,424 roll call votes, which is 32.7%. This is on par with the median of 31.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1874. 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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