Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1859
Rep. George Hopkins [D-VA13, 1857-1859] leaves office as Representative for Virginia's 13th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Virginia’s 13th District, Democrat
Hopkins, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 13th congressional district from 1857 to 1859.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 13th congressional district (1845-1847); the representative for Virginia's 13th congressional district (1843-1845); the representative for Virginia's 18th congressional district (1839-1843); the representative for Virginia's 18th congressional district (1837-1839); and the representative for Virginia's 18th congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson).
From Dec 1835 to Mar 1859, Hopkins missed 870 of 4,446 roll call votes, which is 19.6%. This is on par with the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||18||31.6%||75th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||37||27.2%||33rd|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||6||11.5%||20th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||65||44.8%||83rd|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||32||18.8%||40th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||37||30.1%||17th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||21||10.3%||0th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||16||9.3%||0th|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||20||14.3%||30th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||30||17.6%||30th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||149||28||18.8%||33rd|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||31||17.3%||24th|
|Dec 1857-Feb 1858||104||5||4.8%||2nd|
|Dec 1858-Mar 1859||196||15||7.7%||11th|
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