Sen. Edward Baker

Former Senator from Oregon, Republican

Baker, a Republican, was a senator from Oregon from 1860 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for Illinois's 6th congressional district (1849-1851; Whig); and the representative for Illinois's 7th congressional district (1845-1847; Whig).

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Voting Record

From May 1860 to Aug 1861, Baker missed 149 of 354 roll call votes, which is 42.1%. This is much worse than the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Aug 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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