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Rep. John Benjamin

Former Representative for Missouri’s 8th District

Benjamin was the representative for Missouri’s 8th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1865 to 1871.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1865 to Mar 1871, Benjamin missed 638 of 1,964 roll call votes, which is 32.5%. This is worse than 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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