Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1849
Rep. John Botts [W-VA6, 1847-1849] leaves office as Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district.
Former Representative from Virginia’s 6th District, Whig
Botts, a Whig, was the representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district from 1847 to 1849.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district (1839-1843).
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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||82||48.2%||75th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||95||77.2%||92nd|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||68||33.3%||83rd|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||61||35.5%||60th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||27||26.7%||59th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||57||36.8%||85th|
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