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Rep. Charles Mercer

Former Representative for Virginia’s 14th District

Mercer was the representative for Virginia’s 14th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1839 to 1841.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 14th congressional district as a Whig from 1837 to 1839; the representative for Virginia’s 14th congressional district as a Whig from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Virginia’s 14th congressional district as a Whig from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Virginia’s 14th congressional district as a Whig from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Virginia’s 14th congressional district as a Whig from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Virginia’s 14th congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Virginia’s 14th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Virginia’s 14th congressional district as a Whig from 1823 to 1825; the representative for Virginia’s 8th congressional district as a Federalist from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Virginia’s 8th congressional district as a Federalist from 1819 to 1821; and the representative for Virginia’s 8th congressional district as a Federalist from 1817 to 1819.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1817 to Dec 1839, Mercer missed 571 of 2,833 roll call votes, which is 20.2%. This is better than the median of 30.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1839. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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