Rep. Charles Mercer

Former Representative from Virginia’s 14th District, Whig

Mercer, a Whig, was the representative for Virginia's 14th congressional district from 1839 to 1841.

He was previously the representative for Virginia's 14th congressional district (1837-1839); the representative for Virginia's 14th congressional district (1835-1837); the representative for Virginia's 14th congressional district (1833-1835); the representative for Virginia's 14th congressional district (1831-1833); the representative for Virginia's 14th congressional district (1829-1831); the representative for Virginia's 14th congressional district (1827-1829; Adams); the representative for Virginia's 14th congressional district (1825-1827; Adams); the representative for Virginia's 14th congressional district (1823-1825); the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1821-1823; Federalist); the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1819-1821; Federalist); and the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1817-1819; Federalist).

Voting Record

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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