Rep. Joseph Varnum

Former Senator from Massachusetts, Republican

Varnum, a Republican, was a senator from Massachusetts from 1811 to 1817.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts (1811-1813; Democratic Republican); the representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district (1807-1811); the representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district (1805-1807); the representative for Massachusetts's 4th congressional district (1803-1805); the representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district (1801-1803); the representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district (1799-1801); and the representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district (1795-1799).

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Voting Record

From Nov 1811 to Mar 1813, Varnum missed 4 of 204 roll call votes, which is 2.0%. This is better than the median of 14.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1813. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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