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Sen. Richard Brodhead

Former Senator for Pennsylvania

Brodhead was a senator from Pennsylvania and was a Democrat. He served from 1851 to 1857.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845.

Photo of Sen. Richard Brodhead [D-PA, 1851-1857]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1851 to Mar 1857, Brodhead missed 285 of 1,353 roll call votes, which is 21.1%. This is better than the median of 27.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1857. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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