Rep. Joseph Lawrence

Former Representative from Pennsylvania’s 21st District, Whig

Lawrence, a Whig, was the representative for Pennsylvania's 21st congressional district from 1841 to 1843.

He was previously the representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district (1827-1829; Adams); and the representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district (1825-1827; Adams).

Voting Record

From Jan 1826 to Apr 1842, Lawrence missed 160 of 828 roll call votes, which is 19.3%. This is better than the median of 26.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Apr 1842. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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