Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1841
Rep. Robert Craig [D-VA17, 1839-1841] leaves office as Representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district.
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Former Representative from Virginia’s 17th District, Democrat
Craig, a Democrat, was the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district from 1839 to 1841.
He was previously the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1837-1839); the representative for Virginia's 17th congressional district (1835-1837; Jackson); the representative for Virginia's 20th congressional district (1831-1833; Jackson); and the representative for Virginia's 20th congressional district (1829-1831; Jackson).
From Dec 1829 to Mar 1841, Craig missed 566 of 2,420 roll call votes, which is 23.4%. This is better than the median of 30.0% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1841. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1829-May 1830||185||19||10.3%||23rd|
|Dec 1830-Mar 1831||88||18||20.5%||77th|
|Dec 1831-Feb 1832||53||8||15.1%||69th|
|Dec 1832-Mar 1833||143||27||18.9%||45th|
|Dec 1835-Feb 1836||57||6||10.5%||55th|
|Dec 1836-Mar 1837||136||20||14.7%||28th|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||6||11.5%||31st|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||48||33.1%||68th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||46||27.1%||65th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||70||56.9%||85th|
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