Rep. John Sergeant

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).

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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