skip to main content

 
Rep. Benjamin Gorham

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 1st District

Gorham was the representative for Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district and was an Anti Jacksonian. He served from 1833 to 1835.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district as an Anti Jacksonian from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1819 to 1821.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1820 to Mar 1835, Gorham missed 314 of 988 roll call votes, which is 31.8%. This is much worse than the median of 18.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1835. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: