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Rep. Samuel Bridges

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th District

Bridges was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 10th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1877 to 1879.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1847 to 1849.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1848 to Mar 1879, Bridges missed 430 of 1,384 roll call votes, which is 31.1%. This is worse than the median of 22.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1879. 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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