Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1853
Rep. Christopher Williams [W-TN11, 1851-1853] leaves office as Representative for Tennessee's 11th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Tennessee’s 11th District, Whig
Williams, a Whig, was the representative for Tennessee's 11th congressional district from 1851 to 1853.
He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 11th congressional district (1849-1851); the representative for Tennessee's 13th congressional district (1839-1843); and the representative for Tennessee's 13th congressional district (1837-1839).
From Sep 1837 to Mar 1853, Williams missed 659 of 3,227 roll call votes, which is 20.4%. This is better than the median of 27.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1853. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||9||17.3%||36th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||18||12.4%||0th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||34||20.0%||56th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||23||18.7%||6th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||16||7.8%||0th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||38||22.1%||44th|
|Dec 1849-Feb 1850||108||20||18.5%||58th|
|Dec 1850-Mar 1851||133||13||9.8%||12th|
|Dec 1851-Mar 1852||96||11||11.5%||14th|
|Dec 1852-Mar 1853||114||38||33.3%||55th|
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