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Rep. Benjamin Bourne

Former Representative for Rhode Island

Bourne was the representative for Rhode Island and was a Federalist. He served from 1795 to 1797.

He was previously the representative for Rhode Island as a Federalist from 1793 to 1795; the representative for Rhode Island’s 1st congressional district as a Federalist from 1791 to 1793; and the representative for Rhode Island’s 1st congressional district as a Federalist from 1789 to 1791.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1789 to Dec 1796, Bourne missed 107 of 325 roll call votes, which is 32.9%. This is much worse than the median of 15.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1796. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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