Sen. Rufus Choate

Former Senator from Massachusetts, Whig

Choate, a Whig, was a senator from Massachusetts from 1841 to 1845.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district (1833-1835); and the representative for Massachusetts's 2nd congressional district (1831-1833).

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Voting Record

From Mar 1841 to Mar 1845, Choate missed 216 of 1,149 roll call votes, which is 18.8%. This is on par with the median of 16.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1845. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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