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President James Garfield

Former President of the United States

Garfield was President of the United States and was a Republican. He served from 1881 to 1881.

He was previously the representative for Ohio’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1877 to 1881; the representative for Ohio’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1875 to 1877; the representative for Ohio’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1873 to 1875; the representative for Ohio’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1865 to 1873; and the representative for Ohio’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1863 to 1865.

Photo of President James Garfield [R, 1881-1881]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1863 to Jun 1880, Garfield missed 1,307 of 4,577 roll call votes, which is 28.6%. This is on par with the median of 27.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jun 1880. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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