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Rep. Edward Black

Former Representative for Georgia

Black was the representative for Georgia and was a Democrat. He served from 1843 to 1845.

He was previously the representative for Georgia as most recently a Democrat (1841-1843) and previously a Whig (1839-1841) from 1839 to 1843.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1839 to Mar 1845, Black missed 1,029 of 2,051 roll call votes, which is 50.2%. This is much worse than the median of 23.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1845. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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