Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1851
Rep. Jacob Thompson [D-MS1, 1849-1851] leaves office as Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district.
Former Representative from Mississippi’s 1st District, Democrat
Thompson, a Democrat, was the representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district from 1849 to 1851.
He was previously the representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district (1847-1849); the representative for Mississippi (1845-1847); the representative for Mississippi (1843-1845); and the representative for Mississippi (1839-1843).
From Dec 1839 to Mar 1851, Thompson missed 942 of 4,014 roll call votes, which is 23.5%. This is on par with the median of 21.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1851. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||23||13.5%||30th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||24||19.5%||24th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||21||10.3%||9th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||29||16.9%||30th|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||18||12.9%||32nd|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||26||15.3%||32nd|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||149||29||19.5%||35th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||16||8.9%||5th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||48||47.5%||89th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||60||38.7%||88th|
|Dec 1849-Feb 1850||108||8||7.4%||21st|
|Dec 1850-Mar 1851||133||23||17.3%||37th|
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