Rep. Joseph Newsham

Former Representative from Louisiana’s 4th District, Republican

Newsham, a Republican, was the representative for Louisiana's 4th congressional district from 1869 to 1871.

He was previously the representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district (1867-1869).

Voting Record

From Jul 1868 to Mar 1871, Newsham missed 307 of 595 roll call votes, which is 51.6%. This is much worse than the median of 25.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1871. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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