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Rep. John Taliaferro

Former Representative for Virginia’s 10th District

Taliaferro was the representative for Virginia’s 10th congressional district and was a Whig. He served from 1839 to 1843.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 10th congressional district as a Whig from 1837 to 1839; the representative for Virginia’s 10th congressional district as a Whig from 1835 to 1837; the representative for Virginia’s 13th congressional district as a Republican from 1829 to 1831; the representative for Virginia’s 13th congressional district as an Adams from 1827 to 1829; the representative for Virginia’s 13th congressional district as an Adams from 1825 to 1827; the representative for Virginia’s 13th congressional district as a Republican from 1823 to 1825; the representative for Virginia’s 8th congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1813; and the representative for Virginia’s 19th congressional district as a Republican from 1801 to 1803.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1801 to Mar 1843, Taliaferro missed 572 of 3,796 roll call votes, which is 15.1%. This is better than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1843. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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