Sen. Benjamin Goodhue

Former Senator from Massachusetts, Federalist

Goodhue, a Federalist, was a senator from Massachusetts from 1796 to 1801.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district (1793-1795); the representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district (1791-1793); and the representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district (1789-1791).

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Voting Record

From Jan 1797 to May 1800, Goodhue missed 13 of 303 roll call votes, which is 4.3%. This is better than the median of 15.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1800. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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