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Rep. John Penington

Former Representative for Delaware’s At-Large District

Penington was the representative for Delaware’s at-large district and was a Democrat. He served from 1889 to 1891.

He was previously the representative for Delaware’s at-large district as a Democrat from 1887 to 1889.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1887 to Mar 1891, Penington missed 273 of 907 roll call votes, which is 30.1%. This is on par with the median of 33.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1891. 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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