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Rep. Henry Black

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 18th District

Black was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 18th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1841 to 1843.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1841 to Aug 1842, Black missed 21 of 188 roll call votes, which is 11.2%. This is better than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1842. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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