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Sen. Benjamin Wade

Former Senator for Ohio

Wade was a senator from Ohio and was a Republican. He served from 1863 to 1869.

He was previously a senator from Ohio as a Republican from 1857 to 1863; and a senator from Ohio as an Ind. Republican-Democrat from 1851 to 1857.

Photo of Sen. Benjamin Wade [R-OH, 1863-1869]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1851 to Mar 1869, Wade missed 811 of 5,258 roll call votes, which is 15.4%. This is better than the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1869. 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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