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Rep. Joseph Desha

Former Representative for Kentucky’s 4th District

Desha was the representative for Kentucky’s 4th congressional district and was a Republican. He served from 1817 to 1819.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1815 to 1817; the representative for Kentucky’s 4th congressional district as a Republican from 1813 to 1815; the representative for Kentucky’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1813; and the representative for Kentucky’s 6th congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1811.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Oct 1807 to Mar 1819, Desha missed 104 of 1,413 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is better than the median of 15.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1819. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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