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Rep. Charles Dustin Coffin

Former Representative for Ohio’s 17th District

Coffin was the representative for Ohio’s 17th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1837 to 1839.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1837 to Mar 1839, Coffin missed 248 of 421 roll call votes, which is 58.9%. This is much worse than the median of 23.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1839. 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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