Rep. John Taliaferro

Former Representative from Virginia’s 10th District, Whig

Taliaferro, a Whig, was the representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district from 1839 to 1843.

He was previously the representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district (1837-1839); the representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district (1835-1837); the representative for Virginia's 13th congressional district (1829-1831; Republican); the representative for Virginia's 13th congressional district (1827-1829; Adams); the representative for Virginia's 13th congressional district (1825-1827; Adams); the representative for Virginia's 13th congressional district (1823-1825; Republican); the representative for Virginia's 8th congressional district (1811-1813; Republican); and the representative for Virginia's 19th congressional district (1801-1803; Republican).

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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