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Sen. Benjamin Jonas

Former Senator for Louisiana

Jonas was a senator from Louisiana and was a Democrat. He served from 1879 to 1885.

Photo of Sen. Benjamin Jonas [D-LA, 1879-1885]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1879 to Mar 1885, Jonas missed 334 of 1,984 roll call votes, which is 16.8%. This is better than the median of 32.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1885. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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