Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1845
Rep. Henry Wise [D-VA7, 1843-1845] leaves office as Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Virginia’s 7th District, Democrat
Wise, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district from 1843 to 1845.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1839-1843; Whig); the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1837-1839; Whig); the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson); and the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1833-1835; Jackson).
From Dec 1833 to Feb 1844, Wise missed 1,229 of 3,069 roll call votes, which is 40.0%. This is much worse than the median of 23.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1844. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||35||5||14.3%||53rd|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||14||13.3%||29th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||11||19.3%||79th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||107||78.7%||96th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||17||32.7%||67th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||70||48.3%||81st|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||96||56.5%||91st|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||36||29.3%||49th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||51||25.0%||55th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||33||19.2%||47th|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||83||46||55.4%||90th|
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