Sen. Isaac Bates

Former Senator from Massachusetts, Whig

Bates, a Whig, was a senator from Massachusetts from 1841 to 1845.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district (1833-1835); the representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district (1831-1833); the representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district (1829-1831); and the representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district (1827-1829; Adams).

Voting Record

From Jan 1841 to Mar 1845, Bates missed 150 of 1,183 roll call votes, which is 12.7%. This is better than the median of 16.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1845. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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