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Rep. Reuben Chapman

Former Representative for Alabama’s 6th District

Chapman was the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district and was a Democrat. He served from 1845 to 1847.

He was previously the representative for Alabama’s 6th congressional district as a Democrat from 1843 to 1845; the representative for Alabama’s at-large district as a Democrat from 1841 to 1843; the representative for Alabama’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1839 to 1841; the representative for Alabama’s 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1837 to 1839; and the representative for Alabama’s 1st congressional district as a Jackson from 1835 to 1837.

Voting Record

Missed Votes

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.

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Primary Sources

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