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Rep. John Edwards

Former Representative for Arkansas’s 3rd District

Edwards was the representative for Arkansas’s 3rd congressional district and was a Liberal Republican. He served from 1871 to 1873.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Mar 1871 to Feb 1872, Edwards missed 33 of 96 roll call votes, which is 34.4%. This is worse than the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Feb 1872. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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