Rep. Joshua Giddings

Former Representative from Ohio’s 20th District, Republican

Giddings, a Republican, was the representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district from 1857 to 1859.

He was previously the representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district (1855-1857; Ind. Republican-Democrat); the representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district (1853-1855; Free Soil); the representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district (1851-1853; Free Soil); the representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district (1849-1851; Free Soil); the representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district (1847-1849; Whig); the representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district (1845-1847; Whig); the representative for Ohio's 20th congressional district (1843-1845; Whig); the representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district (1839-1843; Whig); and the representative for Ohio's 16th congressional district (1837-1839; Whig).

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Sep 1837 to Mar 1859, Giddings missed 2,018 of 6,384 roll call votes, which is 31.6%. This is worse than the median of 23.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1859. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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