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Sen. Asher Robbins

Former Senator for Rhode Island

Robbins was a senator from Rhode Island and was a Whig. He served from 1833 to 1839.

He was previously a senator from Rhode Island as an Adams from 1827 to 1833; and a senator from Rhode Island as an Adams from 1825 to 1827.

Photo of Sen. Asher Robbins [W-RI, 1833-1839]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1825 to Mar 1839, Robbins missed 284 of 2,235 roll call votes, which is 12.7%. This is better than the median of 19.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1839. 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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