Rep. Alexander Stephens

Former Representative from Georgia’s 8th District, Democrat

Stephens, a Democrat, was the representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district from 1881 to 1883.

He was previously the representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district (1877-1881); the representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district (1875-1877); the representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district (1873-1875); the representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district (1857-1859); the representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district (1855-1857); the representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district (1853-1855; Whig); the representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district (1851-1853; Unionist); the representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district (1849-1851; Whig); the representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district (1847-1849; Whig); the representative for Georgia's 7th congressional district (1845-1847; Whig); and the representative for Georgia (1843-1845; Whig).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1843 to Aug 1882, Stephens missed 3,396 of 6,290 roll call votes, which is 54.0%. This is much worse than the median of 28.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1882. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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