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Rep. George Briggs

Former Representative for New York’s 7th District

Briggs was the representative for New York’s 7th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1859 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district as a Whig from 1851 to 1853; and the representative for New York’s 5th congressional district as a Whig from 1849 to 1851.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1849 to Mar 1861, Briggs missed 214 of 1,460 roll call votes, which is 14.7%. This is better than the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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