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Rep. John Botts

Former Representative for Virginia’s 6th District

Botts was the representative for Virginia’s 6th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1847 to 1849.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 11th congressional district as a Whig from 1839 to 1843.

Photo of Rep. John Botts [W-VA6, 1847-1849]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1839 to Mar 1849, Botts missed 1,051 of 2,203 roll call votes, which is 47.7%. This is much worse than the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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