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Rep. Rufus Goodenow

Former Representative for Maine’s 4th District

Goodenow was the representative for Maine’s 4th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1849 to 1851.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1849 to Mar 1851, Goodenow missed 279 of 572 roll call votes, which is 48.8%. This is much worse than the median of 21.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1851. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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

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Primary Sources

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