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Rep. John Clopton

Former Representative for Virginia’s 23rd District

Clopton was the representative for Virginia’s 23rd congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1815 to 1817.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 23rd congressional district as a Republican from 1813 to 1815; the representative for Virginia’s 22nd congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1813; the representative for Virginia’s 22nd congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1811; the representative for Virginia’s 22nd congressional district as a Republican from 1805 to 1807; the representative for Virginia’s 22nd congressional district as a Republican from 1803 to 1805; the representative for Virginia’s 13th congressional district as a Republican from 1801 to 1803; and the representative for Virginia’s 13th congressional district as a Republican from 1795 to 1799.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jan 1796 to Apr 1816, Clopton missed 551 of 1,936 roll call votes, which is 28.5%. This is worse than the median of 16.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1816. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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