Rep. Richard Thompson

Former Representative from Indiana’s 7th District, Whig

Thompson, a Whig, was the representative for Indiana's 7th congressional district from 1847 to 1849.

He was previously the representative for Indiana's 2nd congressional district (1841-1843).

Voting Record

From May 1841 to Mar 1849, Thompson missed 284 of 1,452 roll call votes, which is 19.6%. This is on par with the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.

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Primary Sources

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