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Rep. Benjamin Turner

Former Representative for Alabama’s 1st District


Turner was the representative for Alabama’s 1st congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1871 to 1873.

Photo of Rep. Benjamin Turner [R-AL1, 1871-1873]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1871 to Mar 1873, Turner missed 84 of 517 roll call votes, which is 16.2%. This is better than the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1873. 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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