Sen. Reuben Fenton

Former Senator from New York, Liberal Republican

Fenton, a Liberal Republican, was a senator from New York from 1869 to 1875.

He was previously the representative for New York's 31st congressional district (1863-1865; Republican); the representative for New York's 33rd congressional district (1861-1863; Republican); the representative for New York's 33rd congressional district (1859-1861; Republican); the representative for New York's 33rd congressional district (1857-1859; Republican); and the representative for New York's 33rd congressional district (1853-1855; Democrat).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1869 to Mar 1875, Fenton missed 899 of 1,965 roll call votes, which is 45.8%. This is much worse than the median of 31.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1875. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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