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Rep. John Reid

Former Representative for Missouri’s 5th District

Reid was the representative for Missouri’s 5th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1861 to 1863.


Reid faced an allegation of taking up arms against the government of the United States. On Dec. 2, 1861, the House of Representatives expelled him, but no vote recorded).

Dec. 2, 1861 House of Representatives expelled him, but no vote recorded

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Jul 1861 to Dec 1862, Reid missed 16 of 50 roll call votes, which is 32.0%. This is on par with the median of 27.9% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Dec 1862. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses and major life events.

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Primary Sources

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