Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1847
Rep. John Davis [D-IN6, 1845-1847] leaves office as Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Indiana’s 6th District, Democrat
Davis, a Democrat, was the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district from 1845 to 1847.
He was previously the representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district (1843-1845); the representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district (1839-1841); and the representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson).
From Dec 1835 to Mar 1847, Davis missed 1,269 of 2,449 roll call votes, which is 51.8%. This is much worse than the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1847. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||5||8.8%||30th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||96||70.6%||90th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||33||19.4%||43rd|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||43||35.0%||63rd|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||27||19.3%||51st|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||26||15.3%||25th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||149||144||96.6%||98th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||176||98.3%||99th|
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