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Rep. John Dawson

Former Representative for Virginia’s 11th District

Dawson was the representative for Virginia’s 11th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1813 to 1815.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1813; the representative for Virginia’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1811; the representative for Virginia’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1805 to 1807; the representative for Virginia’s 10th congressional district as a Republican from 1803 to 1805; the representative for Virginia’s 15th congressional district as a Republican from 1801 to 1803; the representative for Virginia’s 15th congressional district as a Republican from 1799 to 1801; and the representative for Virginia’s 15th congressional district as a Republican from 1797 to 1799.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jun 1797 to Dec 1814, Dawson missed 384 of 1,694 roll call votes, which is 22.7%. This is on par with the median of 18.4% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1814. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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