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Rep. James McKay

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 7th District

McKay was the representative for North Carolina’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1847 to 1849.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847; the representative for North Carolina’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845; the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1839 to 1843; the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Democrat from 1837 to 1839; the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1835 to 1837; the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1833 to 1835; and the representative for North Carolina’s 5th congressional district as a Jackson from 1831 to 1833.

Photo of Rep. James McKay [D-NC7, 1847-1849]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

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Primary Sources

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