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Rep. Lemuel Sawyer

Former Representative for North Carolina’s 1st District

Sawyer was the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district and was a Jackson. He served from 1827 to 1829.

He was previously the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Jackson from 1825 to 1827; the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1821 to 1823; the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1819 to 1821; the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1817 to 1819; the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1811 to 1813; and the representative for North Carolina’s 1st congressional district as a Republican from 1807 to 1811.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

From Oct 1807 to Mar 1829, Sawyer missed 785 of 1,534 roll call votes, which is 51.2%. This is much worse than the median of 16.2% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1829. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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