skip to main content

 
Sen. William Barnum

Former Senator for Connecticut

Barnum was a senator from Connecticut and was a Democrat. He served from 1876 to 1879.

He was previously the representative for Connecticut’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1873 to 1875; and the representative for Connecticut’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1867 to 1873.

Photo of Sen. William Barnum [D-CT, 1876-1879]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Feb 1876 to Mar 1879, Barnum missed 459 of 870 roll call votes, which is 52.8%. This is much worse than the median of 30.7% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1879. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: