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Rep. James Chalmers

Former Representative for Mississippi’s 2nd District

Chalmers was the representative for Mississippi’s 2nd congressional district and was an Independent. He served from 1883 to 1885.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1881 to 1883; and the representative for Mississippi’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1877 to 1881.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Oct 1877 to Mar 1885, Chalmers missed 397 of 1,101 roll call votes, which is 36.1%. This is worse than the median of 29.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1885. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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