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Sen. Benjamin Leigh

Former Senator for Virginia

Leigh was a senator from Virginia and was an Anti-Jacksonian. He served from 1835 to 1836.

He was previously a senator from Virginia as an Anti-Jacksonian from 1834 to 1835.

Photo of Sen. Benjamin Leigh [A-VA, 1835-1836]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1834 to Jul 1836, Leigh missed 105 of 465 roll call votes, which is 22.6%. This is worse than the median of 19.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Jul 1836. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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