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Rep. John Sergeant

Former Representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd District

Sergeant was the representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1839 to 1843.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district as a Whig from 1837 to 1839; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 2nd congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Federalist from 1821 to 1823; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Federalist from 1819 to 1821; the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Federalist from 1817 to 1819; and the representative for Pennsylvania’s 1st congressional district as a Federalist from 1815 to 1817.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1815 to Sep 1841, Sergeant missed 741 of 2,184 roll call votes, which is 33.9%. This is worse than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Sep 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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