Rep. Abbott Lawrence

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 1st District, Whig

Lawrence, a Whig, was the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district from 1839 to 1841.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 1st congressional district (1835-1837).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1835 to Jul 1840, Lawrence missed 490 of 1,087 roll call votes, which is 45.1%. This is much worse than the median of 30.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Jul 1840. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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