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Rep. John Crisfield

Former Representative for Maryland’s 1st District

Crisfield was the representative for Maryland’s 1st congressional district and was an Unionist. He served from 1861 to 1863.

He was previously the representative for Maryland’s 6th congressional district as a Whig from 1847 to 1849.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1847 to Mar 1863, Crisfield missed 442 of 1,116 roll call votes, which is 39.6%. This is worse than the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1863. 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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