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Rep. Samuel Vinton

Former Representative for Ohio’s 12th District

Vinton was the representative for Ohio’s 12th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1849 to 1851.

He was previously the representative for Ohio’s 12th congressional district as a Whig from 1847 to 1849; the representative for Ohio’s 12th congressional district as a Whig from 1845 to 1847; the representative for Ohio’s 12th congressional district as a Whig from 1843 to 1845; the representative for Ohio’s 6th congressional district as a Whig from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Ohio’s 6th congressional district as a Whig from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district as a Whig from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district as a Whig from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; and the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district as a Whig from 1823 to 1825.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1823 to Mar 1851, Vinton missed 658 of 4,248 roll call votes, which is 15.5%. This is better than the median of 21.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1851. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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