Elections and Offices — Mar 3, 1849
Rep. Robert Cranston [W-RI1, 1847-1849] leaves office as Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district.
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Former Representative from Rhode Island’s 1st District, Whig
Cranston, a Whig, was the representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district from 1847 to 1849.
He was previously the representative for Rhode Island (1839-1843); and the representative for Rhode Island (1837-1839).
From Sep 1837 to Mar 1849, Cranston missed 455 of 2,678 roll call votes, which is 17.0%. This is better than the median of 24.5% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Mar 1849. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
|Time Period||Votes Eligible||Missed Votes||Percent||Percentile|
|Dec 1837-Feb 1838||52||2||3.8%||13th|
|Dec 1838-Mar 1839||145||7||4.8%||0th|
|Dec 1839-Feb 1840||170||49||28.8%||67th|
|Dec 1840-Mar 1841||123||12||9.8%||0th|
|Dec 1841-Mar 1842||204||21||10.3%||13th|
|Dec 1842-Mar 1843||172||16||9.3%||7th|
|Dec 1847-Mar 1848||101||4||4.0%||3rd|
|Dec 1848-Mar 1849||155||2||1.3%||1st|
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