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Rep. George Bliss

Former Representative for Ohio’s 14th District

Bliss was the representative for Ohio’s 14th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1863 to 1865.

He was previously the representative for Ohio’s 18th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1853 to Mar 1865, Bliss missed 619 of 1,207 roll call votes, which is 51.3%. This is much worse than the median of 28.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1865. 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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