Rep. James Meacham

Former Representative from Vermont’s 1st District, Ind. Republican-Democrat

Meacham, an Ind. Republican-Democrat, was the representative for Vermont's 1st congressional district from 1855 to 1857.

He was previously the representative for Vermont's 1st congressional district (1853-1855; Whig); the representative for Vermont's 3rd congressional district (1851-1853; Whig); and the representative for Vermont's 3rd congressional district (1849-1851; Whig).

Voting Record

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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