skip to main content

 
Rep. John Letcher

Former Representative for Virginia’s 9th District

Letcher was the representative for Virginia’s 9th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1857 to 1859.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 9th congressional district as a Democrat from 1855 to 1857; the representative for Virginia’s 9th congressional district as a Democrat from 1853 to 1855; and the representative for Virginia’s 11th congressional district as a Democrat from 1851 to 1853.

Photo of Rep. John Letcher [D-VA9, 1857-1859]

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

Show the numbers...

Primary Sources

The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including: