Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. George Briggs [W-MA7, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 7th District, Whig
Briggs, a Whig, was the representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district from 1839 to 1843.
He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district (1837-1839); the representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district (1835-1837); the representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district (1833-1835); and the representative for Massachusetts's 9th congressional district (1831-1833).
From Dec 1831 to Mar 1843, Briggs missed 697 of 3,448 roll call votes, which is 20.2%. This is better than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1843. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||1||1.9%||19th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||10||7.0%||11th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||35||1||2.9%||19th|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||11||10.5%||36th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||2||3.5%||10th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||21||15.4%||30th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||6||11.5%||39th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||41||28.3%||65th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||17||10.0%||17th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||25||20.3%||28th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||50||24.5%||55th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||13||7.6%||9th|
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