Rep. James Black

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 16th District, Democrat

Black, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district from 1845 to 1847.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 16th congressional district (1843-1845); and the representative for Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson).

Voting Record

From Dec 1836 to Mar 1847, Black missed 381 of 1,375 roll call votes, which is 27.7%. This is on par with the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1847. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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