Sen. William Barnum

Former Senator from Connecticut, Democrat

Barnum, a Democrat, was a senator from Connecticut from 1876 to 1879.

He was previously the representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district (1873-1875); and the representative for Connecticut's 4th congressional district (1867-1873).

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Voting Record

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.

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