Rep. Henry Wise

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).

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Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

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