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Rep. James Meacham

Former Representative for Vermont’s 1st District

Meacham was the representative for Vermont’s 1st congressional district and was an Ind. Republican-Democrat. He served from 1855 to 1857.

He was previously the representative for Vermont’s 1st congressional district as a Whig from 1853 to 1855; the representative for Vermont’s 3rd congressional district as a Whig from 1851 to 1853; and the representative for Vermont’s 3rd congressional district as a Whig from 1849 to 1851.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1849 to Aug 1856, Meacham missed 835 of 2,101 roll call votes, which is 39.7%. This is much worse than the median of 25.3% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Aug 1856. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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