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Rep. Benjamin Wood

Former Representative for New York’s 5th District

Wood, a Democrat, was the representative for New York's 5th congressional district from 1881 to 1883.

He was previously the representative for New York's 4th congressional district (1863-1865); and the representative for New York's 3rd congressional district (1861-1863).

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1861 to Mar 1883, Wood missed 1,266 of 1,585 roll call votes, which is 79.9%. This is much worse than the median of 28.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1883. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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