Rep. Fisher Ames

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 8th District, Federalist

Ames, a Federalist, was the representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district from 1795 to 1797.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district (1793-1795); the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district (1791-1793); and the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district (1789-1791).

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Voting Record

From May 1789 to Mar 1797, Ames missed 54 of 363 roll call votes, which is 14.9%. This is on par with the median of 15.7% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1797. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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