Rep. Benjamin Stanton

Former Representative from Ohio’s 8th District, Republican

Stanton, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 8th congressional district from 1859 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for Ohio's 8th congressional district (1857-1859); the representative for Ohio's 8th congressional district (1855-1857; Ind. Republican-Democrat); and the representative for Ohio's 4th congressional district (1851-1853; Whig).

Voting Record

From Dec 1851 to Mar 1861, Stanton missed 207 of 2,165 roll call votes, which is 9.6%. This is better than the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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