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Sen. Ambrose Burnside

Former Senator for Rhode Island

Burnside was a senator from Rhode Island and was a Republican. He served from 1875 to 1881.

Photo of Sen. Ambrose Burnside [R-RI, 1875-1881]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1875 to Mar 1881, Burnside missed 460 of 1,588 roll call votes, which is 29.0%. This is on par with the median of 29.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1881. 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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