Sen. Hannibal Hamlin

Former Senator from Maine, Republican

Hamlin, a Republican, was a senator from Maine from 1875 to 1881.

He was previously a senator from Maine (1869-1875); Vice President of the United States (and President of the Senate) (1861-1865); a senator from Maine (1857-1861); a senator from Maine (1851-1857; Democrat); a senator from Maine (1848-1851; Democrat); the representative for Maine's 6th congressional district (1845-1847; Democrat); and the representative for Maine's 6th congressional district (1843-1845; Democrat).

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Voting Record

From Apr 1848 to Mar 1881, Hamlin missed 2,656 of 6,599 roll call votes, which is 40.2%. This is worse than the median of 29.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1881. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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