Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1847
Rep. Reuben Chapman [D-AL6, 1845-1847] leaves office as Representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Alabama’s 6th District, Democrat
Chapman, a Democrat, was the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district from 1845 to 1847.
He was previously the representative for Alabama's 6th congressional district (1843-1845); the representative for Alabama (1841-1843); the representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district (1839-1841); the representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district (1837-1839); and the representative for Alabama's 1st congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson).
From Dec 1835 to Mar 1847, Chapman missed 909 of 3,898 roll call votes, which is 23.3%. This is on par with the median of 24.6% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1847. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||3||5.3%||10th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||32||23.5%||48th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||9||17.3%||50th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||36||24.8%||43rd|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||38||22.4%||57th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||38||30.9%||48th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||45||22.1%||58th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||46||26.7%||55th|
|Dec 1843-Feb 1844||140||36||25.7%||70th|
|Dec 1844-Mar 1845||170||44||25.9%||67th|
|Dec 1845-Mar 1846||149||23||15.4%||26th|
|Dec 1846-Mar 1847||179||37||20.7%||31st|
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