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Rep. Joseph Lewis Jr.

Former Representative for Virginia’s 8th District

Lewis was the representative for Virginia’s 8th congressional district and was a Federalist. He served from 1815 to 1817.

He was previously the representative for Virginia’s 8th congressional district as a Federalist from 1813 to 1815; the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district as a Federalist from 1811 to 1813; the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district as a Federalist from 1807 to 1811; the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district as a Federalist from 1805 to 1807; and the representative for Virginia’s 7th congressional district as a Federalist from 1803 to 1805.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Oct 1803 to Mar 1817, Lewis missed 247 of 1,597 roll call votes, which is 15.5%. This is on par with the median of 16.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1817. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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