Rep. Orsamus Matteson

Former Representative from New York’s 20th District, Republican

Matteson, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 20th congressional district from 1857 to 1859.

He was previously the representative for New York's 20th congressional district (1855-1857; Ind. Republican-Democrat); the representative for New York's 20th congressional district (1853-1855; Whig); and the representative for New York's 20th congressional district (1849-1851; Whig).

Voting Record

From Dec 1849 to Mar 1859, Matteson missed 531 of 2,402 roll call votes, which is 22.1%. This is on par with the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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