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Sen. Hannibal Hamlin

Former Senator for Maine

Hamlin was a senator from Maine and was a Republican. He served from 1875 to 1881.

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

Photo of Sen. Hannibal Hamlin [R-ME, 1875-1881]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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