Sen. Nehemiah Knight

Former Senator from Rhode Island, Whig

Knight, a Whig, was a senator from Rhode Island from 1835 to 1841.

He was previously a senator from Rhode Island (1829-1835); a senator from Rhode Island (1823-1829; Adams); and a senator from Rhode Island (1821-1823; Republican).

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Voting Record

From Jan 1821 to Mar 1841, Knight missed 696 of 2,879 roll call votes, which is 24.2%. This is on par with the median of 22.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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