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Sen. Stanley Matthews

Former Senator for Ohio

Matthews was a senator from Ohio and was a Republican. He served from 1877 to 1879.

Alleged misconduct & resolution

Matthews faced an allegation of corruption before serving in the Senate. On Mar. 1, 1879, a Select Committee unanimously found Matthews had not committed fraud, but had given the appearance of impropriety.

Mar. 1, 1879 Select Committee unanimously found Matthews had not committed fraud, but had given the appearance of impropriety.
Photo of Sen. Stanley Matthews [R-OH, 1877-1879]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Oct 1877 to Mar 1879, Matthews missed 120 of 569 roll call votes, which is 21.1%. This is better than the median of 30.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1879. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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