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Sen. Elbridge Lapham

Former Senator for New York


Lapham was a senator from New York and was a Republican. He served from 1881 to 1885.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district as a Republican from 1877 to 1881; and the representative for New York’s 27th congressional district as a Republican from 1875 to 1877.

Photo of Sen. Elbridge Lapham [R-NY, 1881-1885]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Oct 1881 to Mar 1885, Lapham missed 420 of 1,230 roll call votes, which is 34.1%. This is on par with the median of 32.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1885. 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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