Rep. Joseph Desha

Former Representative from Kentucky’s 4th District, Republican

Desha, a Republican, was the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district from 1817 to 1819.

He was previously the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district (1815-1817); the representative for Kentucky's 4th congressional district (1813-1815); the representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district (1811-1813); and the representative for Kentucky's 6th congressional district (1807-1811).

Voting Record

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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