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Rep. Alfred Scales

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 5th District

Scales was the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1883 to 1885.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883; the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1877 to 1881; the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877; and the representative for North Carolina’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1857 to 1859.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1857 to Dec 1884, Scales missed 411 of 2,255 roll call votes, which is 18.2%. This is better than the median of 29.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1884. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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