Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. John Sergeant [W-PA2, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district.
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Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 2nd District, Whig
Sergeant, a Whig, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district from 1839 to 1843.
He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district (1837-1839); the representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd congressional district (1827-1829; Adams); the representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district (1821-1823; Federalist); the representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district (1819-1821; Federalist); the representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district (1817-1819; Federalist); and the representative for Pennsylvania's 1st congressional district (1815-1817; Federalist).
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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1815-Apr 1816||72||21||29.2%||63rd|
|Dec 1817-Apr 1818||64||7||10.9%||50th|
|Nov 1818-Mar 1819||42||11||26.2%||50th|
|Dec 1819-May 1820||88||15||17.0%||60th|
|Dec 1820-Mar 1821||59||6||10.2%||0th|
|Dec 1821-May 1822||71||13||18.3%||78th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||54||33.8%||72nd|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||5||6.8%||11th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||39||75.0%||98th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||68||46.9%||94th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||35||20.6%||56th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||53||43.1%||79th|
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