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Rep. John Ashmore

Former Representative for South Carolina’s 5th District

Ashmore was the representative for South Carolina’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1859 to 1861.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1859 to Dec 1860, Ashmore missed 114 of 315 roll call votes, which is 36.2%. This is much worse than the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1860. 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.

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Primary Sources

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