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Rep. James Black

Former Representative for South Carolina’s 1st District

Black was the representative for South Carolina’s 1st congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1847 to 1849.

He was previously the representative for South Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847; and the representative for South Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1843 to May 1848, Black missed 297 of 1,344 roll call votes, which is 22.1%. This is on par with the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in May 1848. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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