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Rep. Joseph Edsall

Former Representative for New Jersey’s 3rd District

Edsall was the representative for New Jersey’s 3rd congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1847 to 1849.

He was previously the representative for New Jersey’s 4th congressional district as a Democrat from 1845 to 1847.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Dec 1845 to Mar 1849, Edsall missed 534 of 1,120 roll call votes, which is 47.7%. This is much worse than the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

We don’t track why legislators miss votes, but it’s often due to medical absenses, major life events, and running for higher office.

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Primary Sources

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