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Sen. William Hamilton

Former Senator for Maryland

Hamilton was a senator from Maryland and was a Democrat. He served from 1869 to 1875.

He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; the representative for Maryland’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853; and the representative for Maryland’s 2nd congressional district as a Democrat from 1849 to 1851.

Photo of Sen. William Hamilton [D-MD, 1869-1875]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1869 to Mar 1875, Hamilton missed 628 of 1,965 roll call votes, which is 32.0%. This is on par with the median of 31.3% among the lifetime records of senators serving in Mar 1875. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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