Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. John Pope [W-KY7, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district.
Former Representative from Kentucky’s 7th District, Whig
Pope, a Whig, was the representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district from 1839 to 1843.
He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 7th congressional district (1837-1839; Independent); and a senator from Kentucky (1807-1813; Republican).
From Sep 1837 to Mar 1843, Pope missed 580 of 2,199 roll call votes, which is 26.4%. This is on par with the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1843. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||16||30.8%||76th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||39||26.9%||58th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||30||17.6%||48th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||55||44.7%||80th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||35||17.2%||37th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||47||27.3%||55th|
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