Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1845
Rep. John Jones [D-VA6, 1843-1845] leaves office as Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Virginia’s 6th District, Democrat
Jones, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district from 1843 to 1845.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district (1839-1843); the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district (1837-1839); and the representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson).
From Dec 1835 to Mar 1845, Jones missed 1,485 of 3,256 roll call votes, which is 45.6%. This is much worse than the median of 23.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1845. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||19||33.3%||88th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||38||27.9%||63rd|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||11||21.2%||54th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||88||60.7%||88th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||35||20.6%||49th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||33||26.8%||44th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||158||77.5%||97th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||77||44.8%||83rd|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||130||92.9%||97th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||170||100.0%||99th|
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