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Rep. Samuel Allen

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 7th District

Allen was the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district and was an Adams. He served from 1827 to 1829.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Massachusetts’s 7th congressional district as a Federalist from 1823 to 1825; the representative for Massachusetts’s 6th congressional district as a Federalist from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Massachusetts’s 6th congressional district as a Federalist from 1819 to 1821; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 6th congressional district as a Federalist from 1817 to 1819.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1817 to Mar 1829, Allen missed 229 of 786 roll call votes, which is 29.1%. This is much worse than the median of 16.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1829. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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