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Rep. John Pettit

Former Representative for Indiana’s 11th District

Pettit was the representative for Indiana’s 11th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1859 to 1861.

He was previously the representative for Indiana’s 11th congressional district as a Republican from 1857 to 1859; and the representative for Indiana’s 11th congressional district as an Ind. Republican-Democrat from 1855 to 1857.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1855 to Mar 1861, Pettit missed 325 of 1,710 roll call votes, which is 19.0%. This is better than the median of 24.1% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1861. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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