Sen. James Pleasants

Former Senator from Virginia, Republican

Pleasants, a Republican, was a senator from Virginia from 1819 to 1823.

He was previously the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1817-1819); the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1815-1817); the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1813-1815); and the representative for Virginia's 16th congressional district (1811-1813).

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Voting Record

From Jan 1820 to May 1822, Pleasants missed 7 of 182 roll call votes, which is 3.8%. This is better than the median of 12.0% among the lifetime records of senators serving in May 1822. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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