Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. Joseph Ridgway [W-OH8, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for Ohio's 8th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Ohio’s 8th District, Whig
Ridgway, a Whig, was the representative for Ohio's 8th congressional district from 1839 to 1843.
He was previously the representative for Ohio's 8th congressional district (1837-1839).
From Sep 1837 to Mar 1843, Ridgway missed 162 of 2,200 roll call votes, which is 7.4%. This is better 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 1837-Feb 1838||52||2||3.8%||8th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||5||3.4%||1st|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||12||7.1%||6th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||17||13.8%||11th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||7||3.4%||2nd|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||6||3.5%||4th|
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