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Rep. John Harris

Former Representative for Virginia’s 7th District

Harris was the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1877 to 1881.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1875 to 1877; the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district as a Democrat from 1873 to 1875; the representative for Virginia’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1871 to 1873; and the representative for Virginia’s 9th congressional district as an Ind. Democrat from 1859 to 1861.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1859 to Mar 1881, Harris missed 506 of 2,568 roll call votes, which is 19.7%. This is better than the median of 27.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1881. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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