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Rep. Jacob Benton

Former Representative for New Hampshire’s 3rd District

Benton was the representative for New Hampshire’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1867 to 1871.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1867 to Mar 1871, Benton missed 312 of 1,305 roll call votes, which is 23.9%. This is on par with the median of 25.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1871. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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