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Rep. Benjamin Howard

Former Representative for Maryland’s 4th District

Howard was the representative for Maryland’s 4th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1837 to 1839.

He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 4th congressional district as a Jackson from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1831 to 1833; and the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1829 to 1831.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1829 to Mar 1839, Howard missed 346 of 1,669 roll call votes, which is 20.7%. This is on par with the median of 23.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1839. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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