Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1853
Rep. Meredith Gentry [W-TN7, 1851-1853] leaves office as Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district.
Former Representative from Tennessee’s 7th District, Whig
Gentry, a Whig, was the representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district from 1851 to 1853.
He was previously the representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district (1849-1851); the representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district (1847-1849); the representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district (1845-1847); and the representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district (1839-1843).
From Dec 1839 to Mar 1853, Gentry missed 1,464 of 3,872 roll call votes, which is 37.8%. This is worse than the median of 27.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1853. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||33||19.4%||50th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||37||30.1%||44th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||49||24.0%||59th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||59||34.3%||56th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||149||38||25.5%||50th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||78||43.6%||76th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||27||26.7%||59th|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||58||37.4%||86th|
|Dec 1849-Feb 1850||108||65||60.2%||98th|
|Dec 1850-Mar 1851||133||34||25.6%||61st|
|Dec 1851-Mar 1852||96||17||17.7%||30th|
|Dec 1852-Mar 1853||114||82||71.9%||97th|
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