Sen. Martin Bates

Former Senator from Delaware, Democrat

Bates, a Democrat, was a senator from Delaware from 1857 to 1859.

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Voting Record

From Mar 1857 to Mar 1859, Bates missed 592 of 702 roll call votes, which is 84.3%. This is much worse than the median of 25.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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