Rep. John Letcher

Former Representative from Virginia’s 9th District, Democrat

Letcher, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district from 1857 to 1859.

He was previously the representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district (1855-1857); the representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district (1853-1855); and the representative for Virginia's 11th congressional district (1851-1853).

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Voting Record

From Dec 1851 to Mar 1859, Letcher missed 303 of 2,339 roll call votes, which is 13.0%. This is better than the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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