Rep. James Chalmers

Former Representative from Mississippi’s 2nd District, Independent

Chalmers, an Independent, was the representative for Mississippi's 2nd congressional district from 1883 to 1885.

He was previously the representative for Mississippi's 6th congressional district (1881-1883; Democrat); and the representative for Mississippi's 6th congressional district (1877-1881; Democrat).

Voting Record

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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