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Sen. Oliver Ellsworth

Former Senator for Connecticut

Ellsworth was a senator from Connecticut and was a Federalist. He served from 1791 to 1797.

He was previously a senator from Connecticut as a Pro-Administration from 1789 to 1791.

Photo of Sen. Oliver Ellsworth [F-CT, 1791-1797]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1789 to Mar 1796, Ellsworth missed 4 of 258 roll call votes, which is 1.6%. This is better than the median of 8.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1796. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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