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Rep. Francis Thomas

Former Representative for Maryland’s 4th District

Thomas was the representative for Maryland’s 4th congressional district and was most recently a Republican (1867-1869) and previously an Unconditional Unionist (1865-1867). He served from 1865 to 1869.

He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 4th congressional district as an Unconditional Unionist from 1863 to 1865; the representative for Maryland’s 5th congressional district as an Unionist from 1861 to 1863; the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1839 to 1841; the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1837 to 1839; the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Jackson from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Maryland’s 7th congressional district as a Jackson from 1833 to 1835; and the representative for Maryland’s 4th congressional district as a Jackson from 1831 to 1833.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1831 to Mar 1869, Thomas missed 1,738 of 5,037 roll call votes, which is 34.5%. This is worse than the median of 26.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1869. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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