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Sen. Benjamin Fitzpatrick

Former Senator for Alabama

Fitzpatrick was a senator from Alabama and was a Democrat. He served from 1855 to 1861.

He was previously a senator from Alabama as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; and a senator from Alabama as a Democrat from 1848 to 1849.

Photo of Sen. Benjamin Fitzpatrick [D-AL, 1855-1861]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1848 to Jan 1861, Fitzpatrick missed 428 of 2,291 roll call votes, which is 18.7%. This is better than the median of 21.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jan 1861. 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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