Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1861
Rep. George Briggs [R-NY7, 1859-1861] leaves office as Representative for New York's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from New York’s 7th District, Republican
Briggs, a Republican, was the representative for New York's 7th congressional district from 1859 to 1861.
He was previously the representative for New York's 5th congressional district (1851-1853; Whig); and the representative for New York's 5th congressional district (1849-1851; Whig).
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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1849-Feb 1850||108||4||3.7%||5th|
|Dec 1850-Mar 1851||133||18||13.5%||27th|
|Dec 1851-Mar 1852||96||13||13.5%||26th|
|Dec 1852-Mar 1853||114||19||16.7%||22nd|
|Dec 1859-Feb 1860||69||11||15.9%||55th|
|Dec 1860-Mar 1861||141||16||11.3%||21st|
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