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Rep. John Reed

Former Representative for Massachusetts’s 11th District

Reed was the representative for Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1839 to 1841.

He was previously the representative for Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district as a Whig from 1837 to 1839; the representative for Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district as an Anti Masonic from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Massachusetts’s 11th congressional district as a Whig from 1833 to 1835; the representative for Massachusetts’s 13th congressional district as a Whig from 1831 to 1833; the representative for Massachusetts’s 13th congressional district as a Whig from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Massachusetts’s 13th congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Massachusetts’s 13th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Massachusetts’s 13th congressional district as a Whig from 1823 to 1825; the representative for Massachusetts’s 9th congressional district as a Federalist from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Massachusetts’s 9th congressional district as a Federalist from 1815 to 1817; and the representative for Massachusetts’s 8th congressional district as a Federalist from 1813 to 1815.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From May 1813 to Mar 1841, Reed missed 796 of 3,745 roll call votes, which is 21.3%. This is better than the median of 30.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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