Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1843
Rep. Joseph Tillinghast [W-RI-1, 1839-1843] leaves office as Representative for Rhode Island.
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Former Representative from Rhode Island, Whig
Tillinghast, a Whig, was the representative for Rhode Island from 1839 to 1843.
He was previously the representative for Rhode Island (1837-1839).
From Sep 1837 to Mar 1843, Tillinghast missed 290 of 2,200 roll call votes, which is 13.2%. 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||10||19.2%||62nd|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||18||12.4%||13th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||13||7.6%||7th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||21||17.1%||17th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||15||7.4%||12th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||23||13.4%||22nd|
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