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Sen. William Allen

Former Senator for Ohio

Allen was a senator from Ohio and was a Democrat. He served from 1843 to 1849.

He was previously a senator from Ohio as a Democrat from 1837 to 1843; and the representative for Ohio’s 7th congressional district as a Jackson from 1833 to 1835.

Photo of Sen. William Allen [D-OH, 1843-1849]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 1837 to Mar 1849, Allen missed 256 of 2,591 roll call votes, which is 9.9%. This is better than the median of 19.1% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1849. 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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