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Rep. Elijah Brigham

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 11th District

Brigham was the representative for Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district and was a Federalist. He served from 1815 to 1817.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 10th congressional district as a Federalist from 1811 to 1815.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Nov 1811 to Feb 1816, Brigham missed 78 of 695 roll call votes, which is 11.2%. This is better than the median of 16.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1816. 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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