Rep. Benjamin Howard

Former Representative from Maryland’s 4th District, Democrat

Howard, a Democrat, was the representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district from 1837 to 1839.

He was previously the representative for Maryland's 4th congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson); the representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district (1831-1833; Jackson); and the representative for Maryland's 5th congressional district (1829-1831; Jackson).

Voting Record

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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