Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. John Taliaferro [W-VA10, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for Virginia's 10th congressional district.
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).
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.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1801-May 1802||94||24||25.5%||0th|
|Dec 1802-Mar 1803||48||9||18.8%||0th|
|Nov 1811-Feb 1812||70||34||48.6%||60th|
|Nov 1812-Mar 1813||90||12||13.3%||40th|
|Dec 1823-May 1824||61||3||4.9%||18th|
|Dec 1824-Mar 1825||15||3||20.0%||45th|
|Dec 1827-May 1828||160||25||15.6%||44th|
|Dec 1828-Mar 1829||73||15||20.5%||22nd|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||185||29||15.7%||60th|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||88||27||30.7%||85th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||0||0.0%||0th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||18||13.2%||18th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||3||5.8%||18th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||13||9.0%||10th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||24||14.1%||33rd|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||12||9.8%||6th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||11||5.4%||7th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||28||16.3%||31st|
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