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Sen. Reuben Fenton

Former Senator for New York

Fenton was a senator from New York and was a Liberal Republican. He served from 1869 to 1875.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 31st congressional district as a Republican from 1863 to 1865; the representative for New York’s 33rd congressional district as a Republican from 1861 to 1863; the representative for New York’s 33rd congressional district as a Republican from 1859 to 1861; the representative for New York’s 33rd congressional district as a Republican from 1857 to 1859; and the representative for New York’s 33rd congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855.

Photo of Sen. Reuben Fenton [L-NY, 1869-1875]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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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Primary Sources

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