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Rep. Risden Bennett

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 6th District

Bennett was the representative for North Carolina’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1885 to 1887.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina as a Democrat from 1883 to 1885.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1883 to Mar 1887, Bennett missed 128 of 640 roll call votes, which is 20.0%. This is better than the median of 28.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1887. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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