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Rep. Barnes Compton

Former Representative for Maryland’s 5th District

Compton was the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1893 to 1895.

He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1891 to 1893; the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1889 to 1891; the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889; and the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1885 to 1887.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1885 to May 1894, Compton missed 724 of 1,281 roll call votes, which is 56.5%. This is worse than the median of 37.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 1894. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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