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Rep. Archibald Bliss

Former Representative for New York’s 5th District

Bliss was the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1887 to 1889.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887; the representative for New York’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883; the representative for New York’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1877 to 1881; and the representative for New York’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1875 to Mar 1889, Bliss missed 1,037 of 2,119 roll call votes, which is 48.9%. This is much worse than the median of 32.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1889. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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