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Rep. James Buffinton

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 1st District

Buffinton, a Republican, was the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district from 1875 to 1877.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district (1873-1875); the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district (1869-1873); the representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district (1861-1863); the representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district (1859-1861); the representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district (1857-1859); and the representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district (1855-1857; American).

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1855 to Mar 1877, Buffinton missed 103 of 3,983 roll call votes, which is 2.6%. This is better than the median of 26.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1877. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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