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Rep. John Carter

Former Representative for South Carolina’s 8th District

Carter was the representative for South Carolina’s 8th congressional district and was a Jackson. He served from 1827 to 1829.

He was previously the representative for South Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Jackson from 1825 to 1827; the representative for South Carolina’s 8th congressional district as a Jacksonian from 1823 to 1825; and the representative for South Carolina’s 9th congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1823 to Mar 1829, Carter missed 139 of 462 roll call votes, which is 30.1%. This is much worse than the median of 16.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1829. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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