Rep. John Archer
Former Representative for Maryland’s 6th District
Archer was the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1805 to 1807.
He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1803 to 1805; and the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1801 to 1803.
Legislators who enslaved Black people
From Dec 1801 to Mar 1807, Archer missed 133 of 432 roll call votes, which is 30.8%. This is worse than the median of 17.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1807. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1801-May 1802||94||8||8.5%||23rd|
|Dec 1802-Mar 1803||48||3||6.2%||19th|
|Oct 1803-Mar 1804||97||21||21.6%||61st|
|Nov 1804-Mar 1805||35||15||42.9%||85th|
|Dec 1805-Apr 1806||103||75||72.8%||95th|
|Dec 1806-Mar 1807||55||11||20.0%||57th|
The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- unitedstates/congress-legislators, a community project gathering congressional information
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000