Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1849
Rep. James McKay [D-NC7, 1847-1849] leaves office as Representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district.
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Former Representative from North Carolina’s 7th District, Democrat
McKay, a Democrat, was the representative for North Carolina's 7th congressional district from 1847 to 1849.
He was previously the representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district (1845-1847); the representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district (1843-1845); the representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district (1839-1843); the representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district (1837-1839); the representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson); the representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district (1833-1835; Jackson); and the representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district (1831-1833; Jackson).
From Dec 1831 to Mar 1849, McKay missed 596 of 5,165 roll call votes, which is 11.5%. This is better than the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||48||90.6%||91st|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||15||10.5%||9th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||35||1||2.9%||8th|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||7||6.7%||17th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||4||7.0%||29th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||11||8.1%||6th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||4||7.7%||31st|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||10||6.9%||11th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||46||27.1%||58th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||21||17.1%||13th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||32||15.7%||30th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||16||9.3%||7th|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||34||24.3%||54th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||14||8.2%||7th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||149||8||5.4%||4th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||17||9.5%||7th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||26||25.7%||56th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||33||21.3%||51st|
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