Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1841
Rep. John Griffin [D-SC9, 1839-1841] leaves office as Representative for South Carolina's 9th congressional district.
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Former Representative from South Carolina’s 9th District, Democrat
Griffin, a Democrat, was the representative for South Carolina's 9th congressional district from 1839 to 1841.
He was previously the representative for South Carolina's 9th congressional district (1837-1839; Nullifier); the representative for South Carolina's 9th congressional district (1835-1837; Nullifier); the representative for South Carolina's 9th congressional district (1833-1835; Nullifier); and the representative for South Carolina's 9th congressional district (1831-1833; Nullifier).
From Dec 1831 to Mar 1841, Griffin missed 551 of 2,474 roll call votes, which is 22.3%. This is better than the median of 30.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||18||12.6%||18th|
|Dec 1833-Feb 1834||35||1||2.9%||20th|
|Dec 1834-Mar 1835||105||12||11.4%||32nd|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||5||8.8%||47th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||35||25.7%||56th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||15||28.8%||73rd|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||36||24.8%||54th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||48||28.2%||69th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||25||20.3%||25th|
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