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Sen. Obadiah German

Former Senator for New York

German was a senator from New York and was a Republican. He served from 1809 to 1815.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1809 to Mar 1815, German missed 77 of 634 roll call votes, which is 12.1%. This is on par with the median of 14.9% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1815. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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