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Sen. Salmon Chase

Former Senator for Ohio

Chase was a senator from Ohio and was a Republican. He served from 1861 to 1861.

He was previously a senator from Ohio as a Free Soil from 1849 to 1855.

Photo of Sen. Salmon Chase [R-OH, 1861-1861]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1849 to Mar 1861, Chase missed 230 of 1,405 roll call votes, which is 16.4%. This is better than the median of 20.5% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1861. 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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