Rep. John Adams

Former Representative from Massachusetts’s 8th District, Whig

Adams, a Whig, was the representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district from 1847 to 1849.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district (1845-1847); the representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district (1843-1845); the representative for Massachusetts's 12th congressional district (1839-1843); the representative for Massachusetts's 12th congressional district (1837-1839); the representative for Massachusetts's 12th congressional district (1835-1837; Anti Masonic); the representative for Massachusetts's 12th congressional district (1833-1835; Anti Masonic); the representative for Massachusetts's 11th congressional district (1831-1833); President of the United States (1825-1829; Democratic-Republican); and a senator from Massachusetts (1803-1809; Federalist).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1831 to Feb 1848, Adams missed 615 of 4,762 roll call votes, which is 12.9%. This is better than the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1848. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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