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Rep. Nathaniel Banks

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 5th District

Banks was the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1889 to 1891.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district as a Republican from 1877 to 1879; the representative for Massachusetts’s 5th congressional district as an Independent from 1875 to 1877; the representative for Massachusetts’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1865 to 1873; the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district as a Republican from 1857 to 1859; the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district as an American from 1855 to 1857; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855.

Photo of Rep. Nathaniel Banks [R-MA5, 1889-1891]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1853 to Mar 1891, Banks missed 2,017 of 5,128 roll call votes, which is 39.3%. 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.

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Primary Sources

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