Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. Joseph Fornance [D-PA5, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district.
Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 5th District, Democrat
Fornance, a Democrat, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 5th congressional district from 1839 to 1843.
From Dec 1839 to Mar 1843, Fornance missed 646 of 1,725 roll call votes, which is 37.4%. This is much worse 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 1839-Feb 1840||170||61||35.9%||84th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||49||39.8%||74th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||49||24.0%||53rd|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||45||26.2%||54th|
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