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Rep. Samuel Fessenden

Former Representative for Maine’s 3rd District

Fessenden was the representative for Maine’s 3rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1861 to 1863.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1861 to Mar 1863, Fessenden missed 97 of 638 roll call votes, which is 15.2%. This is better than the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1863. 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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