Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1861
Rep. Emerson Etheridge [I-TN9, 1859-1861] leaves office as Representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Tennessee’s 9th District, Ind. Republican-Democrat
Etheridge, an Ind. Republican-Democrat, was the representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district from 1859 to 1861.
He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district (1855-1857; American); and the representative for Tennessee's 9th congressional district (1853-1855; Whig).
From Dec 1853 to Mar 1861, Etheridge missed 561 of 1,769 roll call votes, which is 31.7%. This is worse than the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1853-Mar 1854||114||48||42.1%||82nd|
|Dec 1854-Mar 1855||155||21||13.5%||29th|
|Dec 1855-Mar 1856||177||16||9.0%||35th|
|Dec 1856-Mar 1857||231||52||22.5%||66th|
|Dec 1859-Feb 1860||69||8||11.6%||46th|
|Dec 1860-Mar 1861||141||21||14.9%||29th|
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