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Sen. Hamilton Fish

Former Senator for New York

Fish was a senator from New York and was an Ind. Republican-Democrat. He served from 1851 to 1857.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 6th congressional district as a Whig from 1843 to 1845.

Photo of Sen. Hamilton Fish [I-NY, 1851-1857]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1851 to Mar 1857, Fish missed 485 of 1,353 roll call votes, which is 35.8%. This is worse than the median of 27.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1857. 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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